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By Joyce White Burrage

Clarke County is a fantastically wooded and peaceable spot in west Alabama with a protracted and wealthy history.
Bounded at the east through the Alabama River and on the
west by way of the Tombigbee River, Clarke County's rich
timberlands function the resource for pine bushes markets during the global. the glorious searching and fishing within the county are identified in the course of the South. Clarke County's historical past contains the tale of the Mitcham conflict, a interval of unrest in 1893 that reached state-wide proportions in notoriety. The county's historical past is one mostly made from the operating women and men who've contributed to the cultural tapestry of the realm. This visible trip starts off round the time of the earliest woodcut of the courthouse in Grove Hill, in-built 1832, and keeps during the Forties. a few of the pictures during this assortment have by no means sooner than been released. those interesting glimpses into Clarke County's prior are mixed with a well-researched textual content to discover many long-forgotten tales and a colourful forged of characters.

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