FDR, Churchill Visit the Shoals This Weekend
By Tiffany Norris, Alabama Public Radio
Sheffield, AL – A living history will be visiting the Shoals area. Organizers say the program will highlight a watershed event for the region. Tiffany Norris reports...
If you stop by Sheffield High School this weekend, you might have to do a double take. It will appear that Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill are onstage. Actually...the Shoals is hosting a living history dramatization, complete with a discussion between the two.
Ninon Parker is the Marketing Director of the Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau...
Because of the creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority as part of the New Deal...in the Shoals area, Roosevelt is viewed as more than just a President. His picture often hangs on the walls of people's houses because many believe he and the T-V-A saved the region during the Great Depression. One Shoals citizen, in particular, wanted to be sure his importance didn't go unrecognized...
Tickets are 10 dollars in advance or 12 dollars at the door Friday or Saturday night. You can find more information about the program online at colbert-county-tourism-dot-org.
For Alabama Public Radio, I'm Tiffany Norris.