"Alabama Governors" book signing
- Please note that this will take place right before the Alabama Studies
Goat Hill Hosts Inaugural Book Signing
The Goat Hill Museum Store in the Alabama State Capitol is hosting
an inaugural book signing for Alabama Governors on Friday, July 20, at 11
a.m. Editors Samuel L. Webb and Margaret E. Armbrester will be on hand to
personalize copies of the book which details the state's political history.
The collection of new biographical essays, written by 34 noted
historians and political scientists, relates the history of the 57 men and
one woman who have served as Alabama's chief executive from territorial
beginnings to the present day.
Published by the University of Alabama Press, Alabama Governors
contains a foreword by former Alabama Governor Albert P. Brewer. The
book's editors, Webb and Armbrester, are associate professors of history at
the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The book signing takes place during the Alabama Studies Symposium
which features two days of presentations and activities that explore the
state's rich cultural and political heritage.
For more information on the book signing or to order personalized
copies of the book, contact the Goat Hill Museum Store at (334) 353-4969.
Paperback copies are $24.95 and hardback editions are $49.95.
The Capitol and the museum store are managed by the Alabama
Historical Commission, the state agency which strives to protect, preserve,
and interpret Alabama's historic places.
Alabama State Council on the Arts
201 Monroe St.
Montgomery, AL 36104