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Introducing ‘Homestead Headlines’

Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc. historian Gary Lloyd introduces Homestead Headlines, a new series exploring The Cahaba Hub, the community newspaper that served the area from 1938-1942. These videos will publish every Wednesday. The first episode is set to publish Wednesday, Oct. 6. All episodes will be available here on our website and on ourContinue reading “Introducing ‘Homestead Headlines’”

CHHF, Inc. President appears on Trussville Tribune ‘Unscripted’

The Trussville Tribune “Unscripted” Interview: I was invited as a guest today for an interview on The Trussville Tribune’s live show “Unscripted.” You can watch the link to the video here in full.  Or skip ahead 16 minutes for the interview about the Cahaba Project. Please share. We hope this clears up some questions peopleContinue reading “CHHF, Inc. President appears on Trussville Tribune ‘Unscripted’”

Aug. 20, 2021 Statement from the CHHF President

The Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc., would like to thank the Trussville City Council for setting a constructive tone at the workshop on August 19th. We thank all Trussville residents who attended and all who spoke. It is clear that residents share similar convictions and concerns.   To reiterate what was said in our presentation, the CahabaContinue reading “Aug. 20, 2021 Statement from the CHHF President”

A Message about Aug. 19 Public Meeting

A statement from Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc. President Amy Peterson O’Brien addressing questions and concerns regarding the Aug. 19 meeting and CHHF’s intentions: We have been public about all of our efforts and research. That includes research on our own unique Cahaba Project History and on specific aspects of historic preservation and development. WeContinue reading “A Message about Aug. 19 Public Meeting”

City Council discusses Cahaba Project demolition moratorium

TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville City Council on Tuesday, July 27 discussed a 120-day moratorium on home demolitions in the Cahaba Project. Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc. President Amy Peterson O’Brien spoke to the city council at its workshop July 8 and read a statement to the city council July 27 outlining why a moratorium isContinue reading “City Council discusses Cahaba Project demolition moratorium”

CHHF, Inc. Third Public Meeting (VIDEOS)

The Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc. held its third public meeting on July 20 at the Trussville Civic Center. Below are videos of our guest speakers, architect Chris Rogers and realtor Jeffrey Klinner, speaking about sense of place, historic homes and property values. The videos also include various questions and answers from the audience.

Real estate developer, historic district realtor to speak at CHHF public meeting July 20

TRUSSVILLE – The Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc. will hold its third public meeting Tuesday, July 20 at the Trussville Civic Center. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. The meeting will feature two guest speakers: Chris Rogers – registered architect in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Georgia who will speak on sense of place andContinue reading “Real estate developer, historic district realtor to speak at CHHF public meeting July 20”

Scouts demonstrate flag retirement prep, CHHF makes donation

TRUSSVILLE – Scout Troop 216 on July 3 demonstrated how to fold a flag properly and all in attendance folded one to prepare them for retirement. Read more about etiquette surrounding flag retirement ceremonies here. It’s important for a flag to fit completely in the fire. Larger flags are cut to remove the blue fieldContinue reading “Scouts demonstrate flag retirement prep, CHHF makes donation”

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