"The Historic Origins of Alabama's Boundaries" with David Robb

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Date: September 19th, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM until 5:30 PM

Join the folks at Pebble Hill on Thursday, September 19 at 4 p.m. for "The Historic Origins of Alabama's Boundaries," a talk by David Robb. The talk will focus on the ways in which the area's rivers, Native American traditions, colonial aspirations, land speculations, territorial squabbles, national politics and international confrontations played a part in setting Alabama's borders with its neighbors. The event is free and open to the public. 

David Robb is an art historian. He previously served as curator of art museums in Washington, D.C., Minneapolis and Fort Worth; most recently, he worked as the musuem director for the Huntsville Museum of Art. In his retirement, he has become involved with history programs at the Alabama Department of Archives and History and the Alabama Historical Association. His recent research has uncovered Thomas Freeman’s initial 1807 map of Madison County and Thomas Bibb’s 1818 map for the first Seal of Alabama.