**Black Heritage Council Preservation Forum 2009
Friday, May 29- Saturday, May 30, 2009
Community and Economic Development Forum
“Celebrating and Preserving the Legacy of Historic Hobson City through Tourism and Economic Development” A two-day Forum focusing on heritage tourism, economic development and community preservation for the Town of Hobson City, the oldest black incorporated municipality in the state and one of the oldest in the nation.
Historic Calhoun County Training School
700 Martin Luther King Drive
Hobson City, AL
More info: 334.230.2655
Registration cost is $25.00 before May 22.
($25 -includes reception and tour on Friday, lunch and cemetery workshop on Saturday). Registration brochure: http://tinyurl.com/otq8dc
Founded in 1899, Hobson City is the oldest all-black governing municipality in Alabama and one of the oldest in the nation. It is one of few all black municipalities in the South that has survived. For more information, please contact the BHC Chair, Ms. Frazine Taylor, at 334.353.4673 or contact the Black Heritage Coordinator, Dorothy Walker, at 334.230.2665.