Etowah County (AL) (Images of America)

Etowah County (AL) (Images of America)

Bob Scarboro, Mike Goodson


Drawing from, between different resources, the gathering of famed photographer Adolph Lebourg, a French immigrant who traveled to Alabama with a circus, Scarboro and Goodson mix magnificent pictures with insightful textual content to supply a special examine the county's background. particularly obtrusive in Lebourg's pictures is a keenness for bikes, delivering an exceptional 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 web site of the Etowah County Courthouse, the house of Alabama strength 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 incorporated are glimpses of such neighborhood occasions as parades, sports, and the attractive Nocallula Falls. no matter if one is an established resident accustomed to all of the region has to provide, or a newcomer wanting to research extra of the county's background, Etowah County is a superb examine days passed by.

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