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100 Years Of Altoona: From Coal To Cotton
Contributor(s): Cole, Ryan M. (Author)

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ISBN: 0615639682     ISBN-13: 9780615639680
Publisher: Murphrees Hill Publishing
OUR PRICE: $19.00  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: May 2010
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- History | United States - State & Local - South (al,ar,fl,ga,ky,la,ms,nc,sc,tn,va,wv)
Physical Information: 0.32" H x 8.5" W x 11" L (0.80 lbs) 150 pages
Features: Maps
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
100 Years of Altoona is an in depth look at the town of Altoona, Alabama, over the past century. The book includes in depth chapters on geography, climate, population data, Native American settlement, European settlement, roads, the early coal industry, L&N railroad, the founding of the town, an overview of several businesses, churches, fraternal orders, and a section devoted to the school and their sports history. The book has several maps detailing early roads, land ownership, and mining maps. Special lists include: mayors, businesses, school alumni, and a cemetery census from both the Altoona and Altoona-Walnut Grove Cemetery. Many photographs are also included. The information found in this book is an invaluable resource to anyone interested in the town or the historical and genealogical information contained within.
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