2 Cahaba Project homes named Beautification Award winners

The Trussville Beautification Board has revealed its annual Beautification Awards, and two Cahaba Project homes (bolded below) were named winners. The board met May 17 to judge local homes and businesses to determine the winners. The 2021 Trussville Beautification Board Award winners are: Best Use of Color: Billy Morrison, 407 Rockridge Avenue Best Landscape Design:Continue reading “2 Cahaba Project homes named Beautification Award winners”

Second CHHF meeting set for June 15

The Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc. will hold its second public meeting Tuesday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the pavilion on The Mall. The meeting will include guest speakers, who will speak about Cahaba Project architecture; video presentations; and discussion about the future of the historic area. Food trucks will be on site nearContinue reading “Second CHHF meeting set for June 15”

Let’s talk about slag

Let’s talk some about the slag found in the Cahaba Project! Watch the video and read the historical information below about why slag can still be found today in the Cahaba Project. The most significant addition to Trussville by 1870 during the Reconstruction era was the railroad, which reached Trussville in 1870. The Alabama andContinue reading “Let’s talk about slag”

A Photos Project for the Cahaba Project

As I was sweeping up around my house this morning, a house that is a bit dustier than most because it is old (or at least that is my excuse), I had time for quiet reflection. When I posted last month on social media about collecting vintage home photos for my neighbors, I didn’t knowContinue reading “A Photos Project for the Cahaba Project”

Presentation: Trussville’s Cahaba Project

Please check out our presentation, Trussville’s Cahaba Project, which provides a high-level overview of the creation and early days of the Cahaba Project neighborhood. As always, much more to come on this historic district. This presentation is also available on our Resources page.

CHHF Survey: We want to hear from you, Trussville!

The Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation wants to hear from Trussville residents about the future of the Cahaba Project neighborhood. In our effort to promote, perpetuate and enhance the value of the historic Cahaba Project community of Trussville, we would like to know how citizens envision the future 10 to 20 years of the Cahaba Project.Continue reading “CHHF Survey: We want to hear from you, Trussville!”