Tri-City Ledger -

By Earline Smith Crews
Guest Writer 

When Earline got her drivers license

 

September 27, 2018



Recently I took pictures of two old Grand Dames of Belleville Avenue in Brewton Alabama.

Rankin street separates the two beautiful mansions.

In 1959 a big oak tree separated Rankin street just at the intersection of Highway 41.

Brewton, in the early days was home to the most Millionaire's for a town it's size in the country and is the county seat.

Timber was king here around the county at the confluence of Murder and Burnt Corn creeks. Brewton was born from this industry as the timbers were floated down to the Escambia River and on to Pensacola where it was made into lumber to be shipped a...



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