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AHA Annual Meeting in Florence

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Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa

10 Hightower Place

Florence, AL 35630

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The 73rd Annual Meeting will take place April 2-4, 2020 in Florence. Details for the annual meeting—including paper presentations, keynote speakers, tours, and more—are available in the spring newsletter. Visit aub.ie/ahanewsletter.

Thursday pre-meeting tours include a guided tour of “Village One” U.S. Nitrate Plant Village, the Julian House, and St. John’s Episcopal Church. A reception and local history author book signing will take place at the University of North Alabama’s historic Rogers Hall in the evening. On Friday, events include a keynote presentation by Dr. Carrie Barske Crawford of the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, numerous paper presentations from historians around the state and region, and tours of local historical sites. Friday evening’s award banquet will feature Dr. Jonathan Rieder, professor of sociology at Barnard College and Columbia University, who will discuss the civil rights legacy of the Shoals music tradition. Saturday’s session will include an archivists’ roundtable, paper presentations, and an address by 2019-2020 AHA President Frazine Taylor.

Sponsors for the annual meeting include UNA’s Department of History, Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, Alabama Bicentennial Commission, Baldwin County Department of Archives and History, Alabama Department of Archives and History, and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Auburn University.

Book your hotel room at the Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa using this link. The special room rate will be available until March 6, 2020 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. The Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa will serve as the main venue for the meeting.

For more information or questions, email alabamahistory@gmail.com or call 334-844-6198.

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Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa

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Florence, AL 35630

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