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By Kelly Kazek

ISBN-10: 0738586145

ISBN-13: 9780738586144

ISBN-10: 1531657605

ISBN-13: 9781531657604

Athens and Limestone County have been based in 1818, the yr earlier than Alabama grew to become a nation, making Athens one among its oldest towns. The old fashioned, picturesque downtown sq. in Athens, the county seat, is the guts of the group. Athens and Limestone County are stories within the ongoing tug-of-war among culture and growth. Athens is routinely a railroad and cotton town--once score one of the state's greatest cotton producers--but because the aerospace increase of the Sixties, it has more and more entered the orbit of the know-how heart of close by Huntsville, domestic of the U.S. house and Rocket middle and Redstone Arsenal. nowadays, Athens is domestic to many production businesses, and native civic teams are concerned with revitalizing downtown and bringing travelers to Limestone County.

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