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These Highly Readable Books, Written by Local Authors, are Indispensible for Anyone With an Interest in the History of our Town and Region.

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Click on the book cover to order a copy of Mike Mahan’s 324 page memoir about growing up in Montevallo.

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Click on the book cover to order a copy of the 2011 publication, “Montevallo” – 128 pages by Carey Heatherly and Clark Hultquist.

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Click on the book cover to order a copy of the 2000 Ex Libris publication: “Time Has Made a Change in Me” – a collection of short memoirs about growing up in Montevallo. 302 pages – Edited by Montevallo native and noted historian, Robert David Ward.

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Click on the book cover to order a copy of University of Montevallo history professor, James Day’s exhaustive 209 page history of Central Alabama’s 19th & 20th century Coal industry.

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Click on the book cover to order a copy of former University of Montevallo history professor, David Morgan's meditations on his adopted state and his observations about living in Montevallo and his career on the University faculty.

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Click on the book cover to order a copy of Montevallo native, John S. Sledge’s recent book about the Civil War in Alabama. It includes a detailed account of Wilson's Raiders’ foray through Montevallo as they fought their way to destroy the armories at Selma.

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Lamar and Me, a small volume of remembrances about growing up in Montevallo was published by native son Robert David Ward in 1983. It went out of print shortly after its initial publication. The Montevallo Historical Society is pleased to bring this entertaining collection back to life as a digital pdf file that can be read online or downloaded for free.

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