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5 edition of Blocton found in the catalog.

Blocton

The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town

by Charles Edward Adams

  • 123 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Cahaba Trace Commission .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Alabama,
  • Blocton (Ala.),
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • United States - State & Local,
  • History / United States / State & Local,
  • West Blocton

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8563649M
    ISBN 100971191301
    ISBN 109780971191303
    OCLC/WorldCa48412923

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    Library details: West Blocton Public Library is a Public library. This library is affiliated with the library system that serves West Blocton, AL. The collection of the library conta volumes. The library circulates items per year. The library serves a population of 1, on: 62 Walter Owens Drive, West Blocton, , Alabama. West Blocton History Short Notes. Also written in Charles Edwards Adams book "Blocton - The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town" are other incidents and noteworthy items regarding members of the church. Here are some listed below: Near The first mine near Blocton opened called No. 1 Mine.

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Blocton by Charles Edward Adams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Charles Edward Adams was born in West Blocton and attended public schools there before entering the University of Alabama and earning B.S. and M.A. degrees plus a certificate in graduate history.

After teaching in Bridgeport and Robertsdale high schools and serving in the US Air Force during the Korean War, Adams became Conference Director in Continuing /5(4). The West Blocton Public Library is closed until further notice. We invite you to use our Little Free Library by our front door.

This is for everyone and all ages. Take a book--leave a book. We will be changing books out on a regular ers: Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in West Blocton, AL. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory.

Union Baptist Church, West Blocton, West Blocton, Alabama. likes. Through teaching and preaching the word of God many souls shall be located 5/5. Blocton coal was in high demand during World War I and production continued. By the end of the s, however, a devastating fire, mine closure, and the stock market crash devastated the area.

Blocton is more than a history of wealthy men, great deeds, greater crises, and giant corporations. It recounts the hopes and dreams, accomplishments and Author: Charles Edward Adams. West Blocton is located in northern Blocton book County at (, ), at the southern terminus of the Appalachian Mountains.

It is on a midway point between Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. Alabama State Route 5 passes through the town, west of the town center, leading north 7 miles (11 km) to Woodstock and south 12 miles (19 km) to Brent and Centreville, the County: Bibb.

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The Blocton Italian Catholic Cemetery is a historic cemetery in West Blocton, Bibb County, was established in by an Italian Catholic population, immigrants who worked in the coal mines that were once numerous in the county.

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It's free. A Panoramic picture of the Blocton historic beehive coke ovens appeared in Wayne Flynt's book Mine, Mill &Microchip, A Chronicle of Alabama Enterprise. The West Blocton Beehive Coke Ovens Advisory Committee was established and restoration on the historic coke ovens began.

Blocton/West Blocton, Alabama – sister towns that grew out of the industrial revolution Novem Novem by Donna R Causey Blocton is a town in the northeast corner of Bibb County, about 20 miles northeast of Centreville.

The book is well documented and is illustrated with many photographs and documents. It favorably reflects the many years of research and effort by its author to capture the substance and spirit of his home town, and it accurately tells an unusual story, because Blocton was not your ordinary little town/5(4).

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While downtown West Blocton is a shell of its former self, the place isn't a ghost town. Neat, well-kept houses line most of Main Street west of downtown and newer houses dot the fringes. It's Author: Robert Dewitt.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: Machine generated contents note: CHAPTER I Nineteenth Century Beginnings 5 --CHAPTER II Early Churches and Synagogue 51 --CHAPTER III Tennessee Coal and Iron Company Era 64 --CHAPTER IV The Bloctons: Until World War I 82.

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