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4315Shelby Co. Historical Society Quarterly Meeting This Sunday

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  • A.J. Wright
    Aug 1, 2013
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      Great news … Dr. Day will have a limited quantity of his recent book “Diamonds in the Rough: A History of Alabama’s Cahaba Coal Field” for sale [special reduced price of $40.00] at the next Shelby County Historical Society quarterly meeting on this Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 2:00pm. Get your copy at a  savings and be sure to have it signed by the author. Please mark your calendar to attend this meeting. Enjoy the refreshments and fellowship following the meeting!
       
       
      Upcoming Shelby County Historical Society Quarterly Meeting
      PUBLIC INVITED
      Shelby County Historical Society Quarterly Meeting
      Sunday, August 4, 2013 ~ 2:00pm
      Held at the 1854 Old Courthouse in Columbiana, Alabama

      ... Refreshments & Fellowship Following the Meeting ...

      Special Speaker
      DR. JIM DAY, Ph.D.

      Professor of History
      University of Montevallo

      TOPIC
      Diamonds in the Rough: A History of Alabama's Cahaba Coal Field

      Combining existing written sources with oral accounts and
      personal recollections, Dr. Day describes the numerous
      coal operations in this region - later overshadowed by the rise of the
      Birmingham district and the larger Warrior Field to the
      north. At the heart of the story are the diverse people who lived
      and worked in the district who left a legacy for posterity.


      Book for Sale
      “DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH: A HISTORY OF ALABAMA'S CAHABA COAL FIELD”
      A limited quantity of books will be available only on this day [August 4, 2013] to
      purchase for a reduced price of $40.00 each [cash or check].
      In addition, you may have it signed by the author.
      Or you may order through www.amazon.com