The Lawrence County Public Library (LCPL) is pleased to invite you to our Meet the Author event with local author, Anna Lynn Mullican, on Friday, July 15, 2022 beginning at 2:30 p.m. The event will be at the LCPL. Mullican is the author of the recently published Images of America: Lawrence County.
About the book
Lawrence County was founded on February 6, 1818 the year before Alabama became a state, from lands ceded by the Cherokee and Chickasaw. Its rural county bordered to the north by the Tennessee River and to the south by waterfall-rich Bankhead National Forest and filled will small vibrant communities. Moulton, the county seat, features a picturesque square. Courtland an antebellum town, is once a bustling railroad port. Feature topics include Southern architecture, leaving for war, the railroad boom, cotton agriculture, and industry. Notable individuals highlighted include Jesse Owens, Gen. Joseph Wheeler, and Annie Wheeler.
About the author
Mullican is the cultural resource specialist at the Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center, owned and operated by the Lawrence County School System. She is also an adjunct instructor in the history department at the University of North Alabama. She holds a master of arts degree in archaeology from the University of Alabama. She is passionate about historic preservation and teaching others to care for cultural resources.
About the LCPL
The Lawrence County Public Library was founded in 1961 as the Moulton Library before transitioning to the county library during the early 70’s. The current library opened its doors to the public in 1974 near historic downtown Moulton by the Lawrence County Board of Education and Lawrence County High School. The library currently serves a population over 30,000 residents. The library’s fiscal year runs from October through September. To learn more about the LCPL, visit myLCPL.org.
For more information about the event, please contact the library at 256.974.0883.