this City Council agenda here in Birmingham, AL for February 23 includes help for Vulcan’s pedestal, Information about this year’s smooth jazz concert series travelling throughout the city and a possible solution for transit.
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February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Transit, transportation
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June 3rd, 2008 · 5 Comments · Quirky
Well, apparently Vulcan is tall and old (he just celebrated his 104th); he’s just not the tallest statue in the South. That honor goes to The Golden Driller in Tulsa, OK. The Big Guy atop Red Mountain does get to claim being the fifth tallest according to the list posted to Southern Living’s Tales from [...]
April 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off · A look back
1873: Robert Henley, first Mayor of Birmingham, died in office. 1904: The castings for Vulcan arrived at the World’s Fair grounds in St Louis. Courtesy:
April 8th, 2008 · Comments Off · A look back
1951: The opening exhibition for the Birmingham Museum of Art‘s new building began. 1972: The newly-renovated Vulcan Park was dedicated. Courtesy: