Trussville, Alabama’s Historic Cahaba Project

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Our mission is to support through education, outreach and civic involvement such things that promote, perpetuate and enhance the value of this community as a historic district designated on the National Register of Historic Places.

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PODCAST: Cahaba 100 and Trussville’s 75th Anniversary

Y’all know you need a midday podcast about Trussville history today! Gary Lloyd and Amy Peterson O’Brien chatted today to talk about future Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation initiatives and the history of Trussville. If you didn’t know, Trussville incorporated as a town on June 10, 1947, marking today as the 75th anniversary. There were 1,443Continue reading “PODCAST: Cahaba 100 and Trussville’s 75th Anniversary”

Homestead Headlines Wrap-Up

That’s a wrap! After 33 episodes, one for each of the issues of the Cahaba Hub newspaper, this video series is complete. We hope you enjoyed it. You can find a list of Homestead Headlines episodes on our website here or on our YouTube page here.

Homestead Headlines Ep. 33

Here is the thirty-third and final episode of Homestead Headlines, which includes wartime news and school happenings from the Jan. 30, 1942 issue of the Cahaba Hub.

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5 thoughts on “Trussville, Alabama’s Historic Cahaba Project

  1. This is wonderful what you are doing…must have researcher in your genes. I am a genealogist and enjoy helping people finding their families.

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    1. We can use you! We want to be, and with the help of all the homeowners and former homeowners, residents and those who just love the community, are well on our way to being the ultimate resource on all things “Cahaba Project”!

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  2. Have loved this neighborhood since the first time I saw it over twenty years ago, and now, since 2015, have enjoyed the privilege of calling it home. The quaint cottage style homes coupled with its historical origins makes it a pretty special place to live.

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  3. I grew up on Brentwood. My parents still live there! I’ve been very upset at the way the history of the Cahaba Project has not been respected by many new buyers or developers. I am happy to see that people are trying to now do something about it. Let me know how I can support your efforts!

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