North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

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October 15, 2009

Grant funds community history meetings in Brookside

A group of scholars converged on the Town of Brookside recently to educate the public about various aspects of local history.

The event was the second of three scheduled community history meetings funded by an Alabama Humanities Foundation grant, with the last meeting coming up in November.

Francesca Gross with Cawaco RC&D; and historian Staci Glover helped organized the event.

Glover, who lives in Brookside and teaches history at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, was one of the three speakers.

She gave a presentation about the Slovak people who settled in Brookside and played pivotal roles in the town’s history.

Read the full article in Saturday's edition of The North Jefferson News

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