Bicentennial exhibit heads to Atmore

The history of Alabama and Escambia County will be on display May 2 until May 23

The 'Making Alabama – A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit' will be on display in Atmore from May 2 through May 23 as the exhibit makes its way to all 67 counties across the state celebrating 200 years.

Atmore Mayor Jim Staff said a ribbon cutting to open the exhibit will be held at 4 p.m. May 2 at The Club, located at 1927 Highway 21.

The exhibit is presented by the Alabama Humanities Foundation with support from the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Alabama Department of Archives and History. In addition to exhibits from across the state the exhibit in Atmore will include the history of Es...