Come by, “sit a spell” and learn a little about your own county’s local history and be amazed at what you learn!

 

Jerry will be present at the Athens Bicentennial event Saturday, March 4th from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Presbyterian Church annex – 303 West Washington Street Athens, AL

He will appear in an 1860 era costume and talk about local history. He will be signing his newest book ,”Revolutionaries and Rebels”. His book is a historical novel mostly set in Limestone County before and during the Civil War.” You will be thoroughly pleased that you stopped by.

 

Saturday, March 4th from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm

About Jaybird Journal

Jerry Barksdale claims that his Mama birthed him to be a preacher. He was delivered on the kitchen table in tiny Estill Springs, Tennessee on a cold November 3rd morning in 1941. Total cost of prenatal care, doctor and nurse in attendance and postnatal care was $45.00. An exorbitant charge considering that he was an ugly baby. Unfortunately, he was born with a birth defect. He had half a soul. His Mama was greatly disappointed, but took it in stride. “Well,” she said, “if he can’t preach he can become a lawyer.” And that’s what he did for 43 years. Read More....

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