Pope’s Tavern Series Welcomes Towns

FLORENCE–The Pope’s Tavern Speaker Series features presentations about Florence’s early history, from settlement through the Civil War. This is the third of ten in the first series of presentations taking place at Pope’s Tavern spanning December - June.

Peggy Allen Towns will deliver her presentation, “Civil War: Soldiers, Faces and Places” on February 16 at 2pm. Towns is the author of Duty Driven: The Plight of North Alabama’s African Americans During the Civil War and much of the talk will focus on her research of African American soldiers from North Alabama during the Civil War. Pope’s Tavern is located at 203 Hermitage Drive in Florence.

The series is free. Call 256-760-6439 for more information.