In the fall of 1902, two men and three ladies filed a declaration to form the Fruitdale Union Chapel Association. Property for the church was purchased from the Fruitdale Land Company. Ladies of the community sponsored many projects to raise money for the building. Materials were donated and men of the town did most of [...]
This Rural Southwest Alabama website is for twelve counties located in southwest Alabama which include the southwestern corner of Alabama's Black Belt region. The area is famous for great Southern food, hospitality, a rich and diverse heritage, historic homes and churches, beautiful landscapes, and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Beautiful rivers and lakes crisscross this region of Alabama. This area is known for its many parks and natural forests. The purpose of this website is to provide a snapshot of rural southwest Alabama. Included are pictures of attractions in the counties located in this area of Alabama. A brief description is provided for each site.