QUARTER CENTENNIAL HISTORY. FAIRHOPE SINGLE TAX COLONY. 1895 FAIRHOPE, ALABAMA 1920. With added material bringing story to August 1932. [cover title]

Fairhope, AL: Fairhope Courier Print Shop, (ca.1932). Photo illustrated buff paperwraps. 23 cm. (12) pp. Photo illustrations on verso of front wrap; short split at bottom of spine, else very good. A reprint of the report, read by E.B. Gaston, Secretary, at Celebration, January 1, 1920, giving a history of the early years; and including three pages of updates. "As our elder men and women whose devotion to an ideal has made possible what has been done, approach their end, there is comfort in knowing that of those to whom control will pass there are a considerable number who have grown up under an environment in which land is looked upon as a common heritage, to be legitimately held only for use not investment." Item #61063

Three copies listed on OCLC: Auburn, Emory, and Alabama Dept. of Arch. & Hist. Lib. [also two copies of the original 1920 edition].

Price: $250.00

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