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October 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Fort Toulouse 300th Celebration Special

Greetings from Alabama is back with a special episode discussing the Fort Toulouse 300th anniversary celebration coming up November 4th during the annual Alabama Frontier Days. We will be sitting down with three Fort Toulouse experts to get some insight on Fort Toulouse and how it has stood the many tests of time right here in our great state! The Greetings from Alabama podcast was brought to you by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission. To get more involved with the upcoming events at Fort Toulouse, go to ahc.alabama.gov or Alabama200.org. Keep up with Alabama 200 via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Host: Sam Blakely Samantha.Blakely@bicentennial.alabama.gov

Producer: Sam Blakely Samantha.Blakely@bicentennial.alabama.gov 

Special Thanks: 

Lisa Jones (Exexcutive Director of the Alabama Historical Commission)

Craig Sheldon (Alabama Historical Commissioner and Archaeologist)

Ned Jenkins (Senior Archaelogist at Fort Toulouse)

Ove Jensen (Site Director of Fort Toulouse)

#KeepItRealAL #Alabama200 #AL200

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July 28, 2017 @ 9:37 pm

Episode #2: I65 Road Trip

In this episode we explore a list of must-see attractions along Interstate 65 with podcast producer Jelani Moore. Also, join us in welcoming our special guest, travel writer Annette Thompson. The Greetings from Alabama podcast was brought to you by the Alabama 200 Bicentennial Commission.

Host: Samantha Blakely sam.blakely@bicentennial.alabama.gov

Producer: Jelani Moore jelani.moore@archives.alabama.gov

Music: Roberro 

Outro: Jimi Greene

Special Thanks:

Annette Thompson (Facebook - Twitter - Instagram)

http://secondchancetravels.com

Books by Annette: 

Alabama BBQ: delicious road trips 

 

 

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July 14, 2017 @ 3:51 pm

Episode #1: Fort Conde

Greetings! The moment we've all been waiting for has finally arrived. Join us as we explore the history and contemporary life of one of Alabama's most significant military structures, Ft. Conde. In this episode we speak with Alabama historian John S. Sledge for a deep dive into the makings of a city that's older than the state itself. We also interview small business owner Dozier Smith T of Smith T hardware about his exciting discovery of an age-old southern icon. This podcast is brought to you by the Alabama 200 Bicentennial Commission. For more information visit our website or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

*Also, please participate in our weekly photo contest. Upload your photos on Twitter using @al200 #GreetingsFromAlabama

Host: Samantha Blakely

Producer: Jelani J. Moore jelani.moore@archives.alabama.gov 

Score: Roberro 

Outro: Jimi Green (Auburn, AL)

Other links:

Smith T Hardware 

John S. Sledge (Twitter) 

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July 7, 2017 @ 11:30 am

Introducing Greetings from Alabama!

Join us in celebrating 200 years of Alabama statehood with the Greetings from Alabama podcast! Tune in Friday, July 14th for our debut. 

Host: Smantha Blakely 

Producer: Jelani J. Moore

Music: Roberro 

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