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Our First Newsletter!

Hello and welcome to the first official newsletter for The Village School Foundation! 

Many of you signed up at The Alabama Historical Association gathering in April.  Some of you signed up awhile back when we were still getting our footing. 

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Upcoming Events in August!

Two events coming up in August!!  Join us!

Thursday, August 18th - 6:30pm -
TJ from the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area will be sharing a presentation at The Village School highlighting photos and stories from his recent adventure, kayaking…

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House no. 94, The Village.

House no. 94, The Village. 

Dr. Samuel Frederick Strain, a doctor with the TVA arrived in Sheffield March 1, 1934, with his wife, Jess. They were transferred from Knoxville, and initially lived in house number 54 (further down from the…

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Tuscumbia Landing Site

We had such a fun morning hiking to Tuscumbia Landing Saturday morning. We really lucked out with the weather being fresh and cool, and no rain! Thanks everyone for joining us! 

We were able to see part of the site…

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The old basement boilers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are two of the old boilers that are still left in the basements of two Village homes. In many of the homes, the boilers were removed when modern HVAC arrived and/or when basements were sealed off as extra storage…

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Two Views - 1918/2022

Two views of the 500 block of Wilson Dam Ave in The Village: 

1918/2022 

#builttolast 

It is a rare and beautiful thing that these homes have maintained their structure and integrity for 104 years and counting! 

Happy Earth Day!!

Happy Earth Day from @thevillageschoolfoundation !! 

Here's a few vignettes from Springtime in The Village.

If you have any vintage photos from life in The Village and/or the school, we’d love to feature them on our social media and tag…

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200 CHICKAMAUGA ST.
SHEFFIELD, ALABAMA 35660