Etowah County (AL) (Images of America)

Etowah County (AL) (Images of America)

Bob Scarboro, Mike Goodson

Drawing from, between different assets, the gathering of famed photographer Adolph Lebourg, a French immigrant who traveled to Alabama with a circus, Scarboro and Goodson mix great photographs with insightful textual content to supply a different examine the county's historical past. particularly obtrusive in Lebourg's images is a fondness for bikes, delivering a good focal point for lots of of the book's photographs. Etowah County comprises such sights because the Kyle domestic, which as soon as stood at the current website of the Etowah County Courthouse, the house of Alabama energy corporation founder W.P. Lay, and

several of the county's early motion picture theaters. Many neighborhood companies and industries are highlighted within the early years in their life. additionally integrated are glimpses of such neighborhood occasions as parades, sports, and the gorgeous Nocallula Falls. even if one is an established resident acquainted with the entire region has to supply, or a newcomer wanting to research extra of the county's historical past, Etowah County is an excellent examine days passed by.

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