This popular class spans the Civil War to the development of Muscle Shoals music. Through Harry's talented presentations, our rich local heritage comes alive as you explore Civil War troop movements, major battles and personalities, the legends of Reconstruction, the Industrial Revolution, especially 1870's, East Florence and the founding of Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. Also covered: the turn of the century, the first and second canals, World War I developments, Henry Ford, the Twenties, the Great Depression, the coming of TVA, WWII and modern times. Three videos of early Florence and TVA will be featured.
Taught by local historian Harry Wallace, this class has been offered for over 25 years and is a favorite of the community!