Historic Preservation

Three Alabama Locations Added to National Historic Register

MONTGOMERY, Al — Three spots in Alabama are being added to the nation’s honor roll of historic locations. The state says The Alabama Book Store in Tuscaloosa is joining the National Register of Historic Places. The shop has been located near the University of Alabama campus since 1942. The two other additions include Bricklayers Hall in Montgomery, which was used during…

AP Story Praises Ala. Civil Rights Site Preservation

Focuses on Birmingham, Tuscaloosa

A major AP story praises Alabama for preserving Civil Rights sites, while calling on other states to follow suite.   Not all states and cities are letting time bury memories of their civil rights sites. In Alabama, for example, tourism officials invite visitors to experience such places as the University of Alabama’s Foster Auditorium, where Gov. George Wallace stood at…