Photos From The Past: Calera Band In Front of Bank, Circa 1885

Another great old-time photograph shows the Calera Band performing in front of Brinkerhoff Bank in Calera, circa 1885.

To see more pictures of the people, places and things that make up the history of Shelby County, stop by the Shelby County Museum and Archives.

Pictures From The Past: C.W. & Ella Wade of Calera, Circa 1899

Quite frequently I come across pictures in the museum collection that fascinate me.  This picture of C.W. Wade and his daughter Ella Wade is one of them.

I love the expression on her sweet face as she sits on the back of what appears to be an early model Indian Motorcycle.

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Digitizing Project Underway at Shelby County Museum & Archives

Behind the walls of the Shelby County Museum & Archives in Columbiana rests a treasure trove of information about the people and events that shaped Shelby County.

The museum, which is maintained by the Shelby County Historical Society, houses a large and rare collection of research materials that bring genealogists from near and far to research their family’s Shelby County roots.

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