By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

Canoe Weldery held things together


June 25, 2020

Courtesy Photo

Weldery sign in building in downtown Canoe, AL

Sometimes old landmarks from the past leave an impression. Among the various images of places and things I remember from the Canoe of my childhood was the sign on the old block building at the caution light which read "Weldery."

In an earlier time the building had been Stallworth's Hardware, and to another generation of Canoe residents the old sign "Guns and Coffins" on the front of the building served as a sign that you were in old Canoe. John Conn had an office there as did Mr. Barnett in a later period in time.

Recently the good folks at Mills Fence moved into the old building and brea...

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