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Bhamwiki, now in its eighth year, is an encyclopedic resource for anyone curious about Birmingham, Alabama and the region around it. We aim for accuracy, objectivity, and accessibility as we work steadily to expand our coverage.
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In the news
- April 7: Energen announced the sale of Alagasco to the Laclede Group of St Louis, Missouri.
- March 28: The Chicago White Sox defeated the 2014 Birmingham Barons in an exhibition game at Regions Field.
- March 28: Former U.S. Senator Jeremiah Denton died.
- February 16: Mark Chepses of West Des Moines, Iowa won the Mercedes Marathon with a time of 2:20:36.
the "sword" in the oak at the Earle-Greene plantation
- …that an effigy of future president William McKinley was set on fire downtown after the 1892 general election?
- ...that the "Birmingham Semi-Centennial" was little more than a giant bag of gas?
- ...that Triple Crown winner Secretariat's breeder, Christopher Chenery, also founded Sonat?
- ...that before the Red Mountain cut, the possibility of a tunnel was considered?
Today is Thursday April 24, 2014. Bhamwiki has been running since March 15, 2006. The project currently has 424 registered user accounts and contains approximately 10,089 articles. See Bhamwiki:Milestones for more information on the growth of the site. You can also join us on facebook or follow along on twitter.
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