200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

  • Cullman Bicentennial Committee Hosts Kickoff Ceremony

    Cullman Bicentennial Committee Hosts Kickoff Ceremony

    March 5, 2017

    Cullman’s city committee held a kickoff ceremony at the Cullman Depot on March 3, honoring the date Congress passed an act that created the Alabama Territory in 1817. The festivities included a performance of “Stars Fell on Alabama” by students from West Elementary School and the Wallace State Jazz Band, as well as addresses by local dignitaries.

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  • Restoration and new facility coming to Alabama Constitution Village

    Restoration and new facility coming to Alabama Constitution Village

    September 13, 2016

    Community leaders announced Friday that Huntsville’s ailing Alabama Constitution Village will undergo an extensive restoration and improvement project as part of the city’s preparation for Alabama’s Bicentennial celebration in 2019.

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  • Bobby Joe Seales Named Ambassador for Alabama Bicentennial

    Bobby Joe Seales Named Ambassador for Alabama Bicentennial

    June 10, 2016

    At the Friday, June 3, 2016, meeting of the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, Bobby Joe Seales, former president of the Shelby County Historical Society, was recognized as an honorary ambassador for the bicentennial.

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  • ALM Delegates Pledge Statewide Bicentennial Support

    ALM Delegates Pledge Statewide Bicentennial Support

    May 27, 2016

    Delegates to the Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM) annual convention took a major step in support of the Alabama Bicentennial by passing Resolution NO. 39 during the League’s Business Session on May 16 in Huntsville.

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  • State’s Bicentennial Covered in Public Information Session

    State’s Bicentennial Covered in Public Information Session

    March 23, 2016

    The Prattville Mayor’s Office in partnership with the Alabama Bicentennial Commission will host a public information session on plans for Alabama’s bicentennial commemoration on Wednesday, March 30th, 3 PM, at the Prattville Chamber of Commerce. The program is free and open to everyone interested.

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  • Bicentennial Resolutions Encourage Communities to Celebrate/Organize

    Bicentennial Resolutions Encourage Communities to Celebrate/Organize

    March 1, 2016

    MONTGOMERY: The Alabama Bicentennial Commission is encouraging community leaders and citizens around the state to recognize the upcoming bicentennial of the state of Alabama and celebrate our path to statehood.

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  • Bicentennial Commissioners get in The Zone

    Bicentennial Commissioners get in The Zone

    February 17, 2016

    The most recent meeting of the Alabama Bicentennial Commission was held at the state-of-the-art Digital Media Center inside Bryant-Denny stadium and hosted by the staff and administration of the University of Alabama Press.

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