Alabama History - 31 December 1913: A year after construction began, crews completed Lay Dam near Clanton. Gadsden native William Patrick Lay launched the project, the first hydroelectric plant built by Alabama Power. #Our67
Alabama History - 30 December 1974: The Middle Bay Lighthouse, a fixture in Mobile Bay, became part of the National Register of Historic Places. #Our67
Alabama History - 27 December 1942: Birmingham received its heaviest rainfall on a single day in any December, recorded at 7.70 inches. (Average BHM rainfall in a single day = a little over one inch) #Our67
Alabama History - 21 December 1956: The Supreme Court ruling that prohibited segregated seating on Montgomery’s public transit vehicles went into effect, thus ending the year-long Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Alabama History - 18 December 1820: UA Roots - Officials established an institution named "The University of the State of Alabama."
What a joy to be in the Capitol today as Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Bicentennial Commission kicked off the largest year-long celebration yet. Over 400 events will take place between now and 14 December 2019. Happy 199th, Alabama. We are looking forward to @al200! #Our67
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Nicole Jones Huntsville AL Alabama Nicole Jones Troy Alabama Madison County Nicole Jones Development Nicole Jones Commercial Real Estate consulting economic developer historian #Our67