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
Alabama History - 12 October 1896: The Alabama Girls’ Industrial School opened as the first state-supported industrial and technical school focused on workforce development for girls. The school later was named Alabama College and is now the University of @Montevallo . #Our67
Alabama History - 5 July 1819: Our first constitutional convention convened in Huntsville. Less than a month later, 44 delegates representing 22 counties adopted what was later known as the Constitution of 1819, the first of six Alabama constitutions.
Alabama History - 3 July 1815: Leaders in Clarke County named the city of Jackson after Andrew Jackson (he passed through during the Creek War with his troops in 1813). The city had originally been named Pine Level after the land company that platted out the new town. #Our67
Alabama Economic History - 2 July 2012: Airbus announced its $600 million dollar investment for an assembly plant in Mobile. #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