Aeroplane View of Borden-Wheeler Springs Hotel and Summer Cottage Colony, Borden Springs, Ala

Courtesy of Alabama Department of Archives and History One of the most elaborate of the old Alabama hotels was Borden-Wheeler Springs, built high in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near the community of Fruithurst. Shortly before 1900, 12 Georgia businessmen bought land and built a two-story hotel in Cleburne County. The hotel had 100 rooms built in…

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A Walk in the Woods

This was the second Sunday in a row that we went walking out into our forest.  We will sure be glad when the weather here in Central Alabama is well below the upper 90’s and much cooler.  On the plus side a dip in the creek may be pretty cool!

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