A Ticket To Get Into Church

Did you ever think you might need a ticket to get into your church?  It happens here, but that’s a good thing since this is a house of worship that many folks want to attend…

A Bridge In American History

Today you can drive over this bridge and perhaps never know its important place in American history.  But today we will take you back to the events that will always make this span a site that still draws many visitors…

Find the Right To Vote Too Difficult

Many of us take the right to vote for granted. It may be something we do when there is an election, but the process of actually registering to vote is a right guaranteed.  Or so was it?

Skipping School for Something Far More Important

Most parents would not wanting their children skipping school.  But in this case, there was something far more important – so important it should not even be considering missing school but doing to learn…

One of the Most Famous Churches in the Nation

It’s one of the most famous churches in the nation – a place that is about more than just a place to worship, but a place that put people into action…

The George Washington Carver Museum

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Garret Morgan, but you’ve been impacted by his inventions.  But incredibly, there were some who would not use his products, not because they didn’t do their job, but for another reason…

Two Doors To the Same Building

When I went to this building to do today’s feature, I was a little confused.  There were two front doors and it was difficult to figure out where to enter.  What was confusing to me, was commonplace a few decades ago…

Taking School To the Students

In the days when it was difficult for some to come to school, the school went to the students.  And in this case, the teacher was one a renowned scientist teaching practical tips for farmers to survive…

Music That Still Resonates Today

His life and career ended way too soon.  A promising life in country music was cut short before he reached the age of 30.  Yet his music still resonates with fans of all ages…

Hiram King Williams

Today we feature the story of Hiram King Williams.  Not heard of him?  You probably have, but you just know him by another name…

A Home With a Wraparound Porch in Georgiana, Alabama

Wind onto a side street in tiny Georgiana, Alabama and you’ll find a home with a broad covered wraparound porch.  It’s a beautiful place in its own right.  Then add to that fact the boy who lived here, and now you’ve got visitors from around the globe…

The Right to Vote

Today, many Americans don’t think much about the right to vote.  Yes, we do vote, and we should vote – but actually having the right to vote – well, we don’t think about so much about it since it’s a right all adults in the country have.  However, to this lady, it means much more.  For she led the fight for that right for all of us…

One Young Woman’s Challenge

Today’s story is one that will stir your emotions.  It is a story that can bring a tear but also make you angry.  It’s the story of one young woman’s challenge wrapped inside a much bigger event..

Getting Arrested Three Times

Normally our parents would not like the idea of their children being arrested by the police.  In this case, one mother understood why her daughter got arrested three times…

Part of the Selma Civil Rights March

The year was 1965.  Diane’s mother wanted to be a part of the civil rights marches in town, but her participation might cost her her job.  That’s when Dianne and her brother found themselves a part of a movement to win the voting rights of their parents’ generation and much more…

Growing Up in Selma

Dianne Harris grew up in Selma, Alabama.  The city is still her home today.  Perhaps she could never have imagined the turmoil that she would see though as a teenager in this Alabama town…

A Tribute to a Bug

In the middle of a busy intersection you will find one of the most unique monuments in the world.  While some cities honor a city founder or a local hero, this city honors a bug – yes a real life insect that helped the area get back on its feet…

When Cotton Was No Longer King

Cotton was king in the southern U.S. in the early 20th century.  However it was one of the tiniest of creatures that dethroned the crop as supreme in the south…

Nothing Here to See?

Some people who come here will say there’s nothing to see. However, others will find things everywhere both from the past and in the present.  It’s unique place that will bring about your imagination and much more…

The Forgotten Capital

Maybe you had to memorize the state capitals when you were in elementary school.  Today’s feature is about one that just about everyone had forgotten…until now…