About The Authors

Merrill and Ward spent two years composing the state's bicentennial book, resulting in over 400 profiles, trivia questions, and Did-You-Know sections for the unique book about the state they love.

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Proceeds help Alabama school children

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The Friends of the Alabama Archives will use the funds from this book to provide field trips about Alabama history to underprivileged 4th graders.

Profiles of past and present people

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There's something for everyone in Alabama: The Bicentennial