Antebellum Alabama Presentation – by: Jim Phillips

Historian Jim Phillips holds a master's degree in educational media, has produced several educational and historical videos on places in Alabama and will be presenting artifacts and stories about early Alabama history.


This talk will look at many of the lesser know facts regarding early pioneer development of AL. It covers the 1818-1860 roads, taverns and hazards of stagecoach travel. The talk also examines the early steamboat and river landings and goes into detail on some of the riverboat tragedies of this time. Early pioneer cabin and plantation life is examined. Stories told of some of the lost treasures and hauntings of several AL plantations. There will be antebellum artifacts and relics on display. Presented by the Brent/Centreville Public Library — With The Centreville Historic Preservation Commission.