Memorial Day

It’s not about the BBQ, beer, hanging out, music, food, beaches, or the day off from work. Take a minute to think of the real meaning behind Memorial Day. Say a prayer for those who made the sacrifice, hug those who are still with us and those still protecting the freedoms we all love so much! Thank you!!  …

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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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