Tri-City Ledger -

By Kevin McKinley
Guest Columnist 

More on Annie Bowman and Atmore


April 5, 2018

This barber shop is said to have been located at the location of the current Escambia Drug. This photo dates to before 1910.

As mentioned last week, Ms. Annie Bowman was a well educated and prolific local writer. The earliest newspapers of our section give notice to her on a regular basis, when, as a young lady, she made many of the social events of our area.

Brewton's Pine Belt News noted a "School Entertainment At Canoe," in their March 13, 1902 edition. "A rare musical treat and enjoyable literary feast and many hearty laughs were in store for the listeners on that occasion. Our musicians, Mrs. Fannie Brock, and sister, Miss Annie Bowman, and Miss Bessie Hall, with mandolin and violin and Miss Mattie Hall at...

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