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Daphne, the Jubilee City, is home to people who came to partake of the rich resources of Mobile Bay's eastern shore. They gathered to collect seafood miraculously washing ashore during the phenomenon of jubilee. They gathered under the spreading oaks to hold councils and along the bayfront to escape the perils of yellow fever across the bay in Mobile. They gathered for clean spring waters and rare pottery clay, to greet the bay boats, and to farm the rich soil. Daphne's heritage is one of a gathering of peoples, and Images of America: Daphne documents that heritage.
ISBN: 9780738591162
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Alabama
Series: Images of America
Images: 206
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Harriet Brill Outlaw, coauthor of Images of America: Baldwin County, is an educator with a passion for local history. She has produced documentaries on local schools and communities and published articles on Baldwin County history and folklore. Penny H. Taylor, a native Mobilian and Daphne resident, is a skilled amateur photographer and a professional graphic artist. She has practiced graphic design for many clients and industries over a 25-year period, and she is building her own graphic arts business, Taylored Graphix, LLC.
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