By Laura Nation-atchison/The Daily Home March 9, 2013 The ghosts are lined up for the cemetery walk and the homes are getting ready for tours, and the dozens of volunteers working to plan April in Talladega 2013 are excited. The official kick-off for this year’s April in Talladega Pilgrimage was held Feb. 28 at the […]
Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Alabama. The remains of the soldiers killed during the Battle of Talladega were re-buried here at Oak Hill Cemetery and this monument erected by the Andrew Jackson Chapter of the D.A.R. in 1897.
Jemison-Carnegie Public Library c.1907, Talladega, Alabama Mrs. Lou McElderry Jemison donated the land and $10,000 towards building Talladega’s Public Library, along with the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. The building was built by local contractor Robert S. West in 1907. It served as the main library until a new library was constructed directly behind this one in […]