Smithsonian Exhibit Comes To Henry County


by Ron Thomas One of the Henry County Historical Group’s most ambitious projects, the Smithsonian “Between Fences” exhibit, is set to open at the Blanche Solomon Memorial Library, 17 Park Street, Headland, on April 30th. The exhibit examines the roles that fences play in our lives and culture, inviting visitors to reflect on actual fences, borders as fences, and…

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Between Fences Essay & Poetry Contest

Rules and Regulations The Solomon Memorial Library and the Henry County Historical Group will host a Smithsonian traveling exhibit from May 1st – June 9th titled “Between Fences.” The exhibit examines how fences have shaped our lives and explores the different interpretations that fences represent. The library is sponsoring an essay/poetry contest to help us further explore the idea…

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Newville Historical Marker

The dedication of the Newville Historical Marker was held in Newville, Alabama. Generous Friends of Newville contributed the cost of the Marker. The families of J. Cleveland Kirkland and Joel Shelley donated a lot in Newville for the marker and it  is being developed as the Newville Historical Park.

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