Landmark Park retells Eufaula's history

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) Landmark Park is hosting its third 2017 Heritage Forum this weekend. "Southside Eufaula’s Cotton Mill Village and its People" will be taking place Sunday, July 23rd, from 3 to 4 p.m.

The free event is focused around the history and agriculture of 1890 to 1945 Southside, a small cotton mill village south of downtown Eufaula. The stories of working class textile mill owners will be told through memoirs by Doctor David Alsobrook. Alsobrook grew up in Southside and is president of the Alabama Historical Association.

"If you like to hear stories about the old days, if you're interested in that part of the state, or you just want to learn a little more about some of our state history, this is a great event for you to come too," said Laura Stakelum, Landmark Park’s Public Relations Director.

Refreshments will be available afterwards. You must register for the event also. To register, call the park at 334 – 794- 3452.

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