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What Happened to Manners?

What Happened to Manners?

By on 10 November, 2017 in Carole King with 0 Comments

With the holiday season approaching I’m sure we’ll all be out and about rushing with things to get done — for work and home, for ourselves and for others. But I’ve been noticing more and more the lack of what I just call plain ‘ole manners in establishments where I’m spending my hard-earned money. So […]

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History and Trick-or-Treating are Alive at Old Alabama Town!

History and Trick-or-Treating are Alive at Old Alabama Town!

By on 13 October, 2017 in Carole King, Holidays with 0 Comments

Seriously, what happened to good ol’ door-to-door neighborhood trick-or-treating? Make plans to attend HullaBOO Fest at Old Alabama Town and participate in this time-honored tradition on Tuesday afternoon, October 24 from 4:30 until 7. Partnering with Metro PCS, the event will feature children’s games and craft activities, a costume contest and trick-or-treating throughout the Old […]

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Special Event Highlights Mansion Efforts

Special Event Highlights Mansion Efforts

By on 15 September, 2017 in Carole King with 0 Comments

Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association, will be the guest speaker at a special luncheon hosted by the Friends of the Alabama Governors’ Mansion on Thursday, September 28, 2017, in the Joseph M. Farley Auditorium of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Doors open at 11 a.m. and, with limited seating, overflow […]

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Kress on Dexter—Dexter Avenue’s Newest Restoration

Kress on Dexter—Dexter Avenue’s Newest Restoration

By on 11 August, 2017 in Carole King, Historic Midtown with 3 Comments

If you’ve missed our first two Renovators’ Happy Hour, don’t despair! You’ll have another opportunity to see the newest, most innovative happening in Montgomery’s historic preservation movement hosted by Landmarks Foundation and the Historic Neighborhoods Coalition. Kress on Dexter will be open on Thursday, August 31, from 5:30 until 7:00 for our viewing and enjoyment […]

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Midtown has Gone DogGone Crazy!

Midtown has Gone DogGone Crazy!

By on 24 July, 2017 in Carole King, Fun, Pets with 0 Comments

On Tuesday evening, August 1  at 6:30 the Garden District is going to the dogs with Pups on Parade. POP is an annual event initiated eight years ago by then-president of the neighborhood association John Hagan. John had lived in the Jamaica Plains neighborhood of Boston and had experienced this very successful fun event there. […]

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Preservation Awards: And the nominees are …

Preservation Awards: And the nominees are …

This year the City of Montgomery’s Montgomery Historic Preservation Commission initiated a historic Preservation Awards program. The goals of the inaugural Historic Preservation Awards program were to encourage excellence in the planning, design, and execution of projects affecting the City’s historic resources and heritage, and to raise greater public awareness and understanding of historic preservation […]

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Renovators’ Happy Hour Showcases Old Cloverdale Renovation

Renovators’ Happy Hour Showcases Old Cloverdale Renovation

The Historic Neighborhood Coalition sponsored by Landmarks Foundation is coordinating a new fun spring event to create awareness of notable preservation projects that are happening in Montgomery’s historic neighborhoods. The inaugural Renovators’ Happy Hour will be Thursday, April 27 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. The renovation at 740 Felder Avenue (Old Cloverdale) by the Price […]

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New Historic Preservation Awards Opportunity Announced

New Historic Preservation Awards Opportunity Announced

By on 13 March, 2017 in Architecture, Carole King, Historic Midtown with 0 Comments

The City of Montgomery’s Historic Preservation Commission has announced is first Historic Preservation Awards program to participate in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s celebration of May as Historic Preservation Month. With this special awards program, the Commission will recognize contributions and activities that celebrate the historic preservation efforts and cultural resources that promote Montgomery’s […]

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Mid-Century Modern Is Alive and Well!

Mid-Century Modern Is Alive and Well!

By on 14 February, 2017 in Architecture, Carole King, Fun, Historic Midtown with 1 Comment

Is history of no interest to you? Do you consider old houses and the things in them stuffy and boring? Are flea markets and antique malls a waste of your time and interest? Well, prepare to be surprised! The Landmarks Foundations’ newest architectural adventure will be a tour of homes featuring Montgomery’s Mid-Century Modern design. […]

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Montgomery’s History is America’s History

Montgomery’s History is America’s History

By on 18 January, 2017 in Carole King with 1 Comment

Montgomery’s cultural heritage reflects two of America’s most transformative struggles — the Civil War and the civil rights movement. On February 18, 1861, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as president of the Confederate State of America on the Alabama Capitol steps. Those same steps marked the final destination of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march on March […]

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