Alexandria Alabama

Alexandria was first called Coffeeville, in honor of Gen. Coffee, who fought a battle with the Indians in 1813, 2 1/2 miles west of Alexandria. Later it was changed to the present name.

Alexandria Alabama

The locality was settled about 1834, or earlier. Among its prominent settlers and citizens have been Dr. Atkinson Pelham, Dr. John H. Vandiver, Col. John M. Crook, S. D. McClelen, Elisha McClelen, Robert A. McMillan, Daniel Crow, Jacob R. Green, Lewis D. Jones, Seaborn Whatley, Floyd Bush, Daniel Bush, Rev. J. J. D. Renfroe, and Frank Woodruff. “The Gallant Pelham,” son of Dr. Pelham, was born and reared near Alexandria.

Old Mill House by the tracks in Anniston Alabama submitted by Blaine Allred

ANNISTON ALABAMA

The establishment and growth of Fort McClellan and the Anniston Army Depot during the First and the Second World Wars boosted Anniston’s social life and economic status, luring in thousands of new residents.

THREE YEARS IN THE CONFEDERATE SERVICE: CHAPTER II

The batteries, which had been ably planned, but imperfectly constructed, under direction of Capt. Harris, of the Engineer Corps, contained forty-four guns, mostly 32 and 42 pound smooth-bores, with a few 64-pounders and one or two 100-pound rifles.

Pinson-Alabama

Pinson Alabama

Pinson Alabama
Pinson is a city in the central part of the state, in Jefferson County near Birmingham, Alabama, northwest of Center Point. It incorporated in March 2004. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,163. Pinson is located in an area of SW – NE parallel ridges, with occasional rock outcrops, especially toward the east-facing ridge crests. Pinson is home to the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve and the Alabama Butterbean Festival. Pinson is home to one of Alabama’s oldest caves, dating back to the Hamilton Period; three endangered species of fish, including the Watercress Darter, Rush Darter, and the Vermilion Darter, which is only found in Pinson’s Turkey Creek; and four historical cemeteries pre-dating the Civil War:

Red Hill Cemetery
Cole-Johnson
Marvin’s Chapel
Baird-Tatum 

Pinson Alabama Facilites
Pinson Bicentennial Park

Hours for Park: Dawn till Dusk 

Hours for Splash Pad:
Tuesday- Saturday: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Monday: Closed

Price list for Slash Pad:
City Resident- $ 1.00
Police Jurisdiction- $ 2.00
Non-Resident- $ 4.00

Park Director: Mike Sullivan
msullivan@thecityofpinson.com
205-680-2739
Pinson Community Center 

Pinson Community Center has a full working kitchen and has a 60-person capacity.

Milbrook Alabama

Millbrook Alabama

Millbrook Alabama

Millbrook is a city in Autauga County and Elmore County in the State of Alabama. Millbrook Alabama Population

Located 10 miles north of Montgomery, the population was 14,640 at the 2010 census. Millbrook Alabama History

Native Americans first settled the area in the mid-1600s. The area that now includes Millbrook was part of the Creek Indians town Coosawda. In 1763, European traders arrived in the area and began economic exchange with the Creeks and other Native American groups in the area.