In Our Fall Issue...
"The Nation's Guest": The Marquis De Lafayette's Tour of Alabama
By Edwin C. Bridges


Visiting Native American villages and expanding towns, the Marquis de Lafayette's 1825 eight-day tour of Alabama was an unprecedented spectacle—and the source of generations of legends. Read more...
Phantoms of the Wiregrass: Tracing the Incarnations of Alabama Folklore
By Nancy Gregory McLendon


As long as there have been campfires and front porches in the Wiregrass, spooky folklore has thrived. But can Huggin' Molly survive in the world of Harry Potter? Read more...

"Martyrs...to a Mock Cause": Murder, Mayhem, and an Honorable Scrubbing in Tuscaloosa
By B. J. Hollars

The 1933 murder of a young white woman sparked a violent response from Tuscaloosa's citizens—at first.
Read more...

Places in Peril 2011: Alabama's Endangered Historic Landmarks
By Donna Castellano and David Schneider

Once again, the Alabama Historical Commission, the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation, and Alabama Heritage have teamed up to bring the state's threatened landmarks to the forefront. Read more...
DEPARTMENTS

Southern Architecture and Preservation
A Victorian Lady Gets a New Start
By James Baños


AH Update
To Kill a Mockingbird Letters
By Susan Reynolds


Becoming Alabama
Quarter by Quarter
By Joseph W. Pearson, Megan L. Bever, and Matthew L. Downs


Alabama Treasures

The Birmingham Medical College Scanning Project
By Tim L. Pennycuff


Nature Journal
The Red Hills Salabration
By L. J. Davenport

Reading the Southern Past
Alabama Baseball in Black and White
By Stephen Goldfarb

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