Landmarks is preparing for its Annual Membership Meeting featuring artist Bobby Welch. You can join Landmarks for $25/year or $250/lifetime membership. By supporting Landmarks, you are helping to preserve beautiful and meaningful historic properties around DeKalb County.
Join members of Landmarks, Inc., The Historic Association of Dekalb County, Alabama as they welcome Fort Payne native, Dr. Bobby Welch, as its speaker for its 2017 Annual Membership Meeting. Dr. Welch has worn many hats during his career, including the the emblem of elite special forces, the Green Beret. A Baptist minister most of his career, Welch was also a Vietnam War hero, U.S. Army paratrooper, Ranger, jungle expert and highly decorated soldier, receiving the Bronze Star with “V” device for bravery, a Purple Heart, and an Air Medal and Combat Infantryman Badge to mention only a few. He is also an artist, creating life-size characters of people from his childhood, like Granny Dollar and others.
Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 29 and prepare to enjoy!
Events will be posted as they are planned. For current info, see Landmarks of Dekalb’s facebook page
Who We Are
Landmarks of DeKalb County, Inc. was organized on August 4, 1969 as a private, non-profit 501c3 corporation. Landmarks’ was created for the purpose of sharing and preserving the history of the people and the places in Dekalb County, Alabama.
Landmarks’ issues publications, maintains interpretive exhibits, and conserves historical properties such as the Opera House, the old Cabin Fort Site, Wills Town Mission Cemetery, Wills Valley School, Richard C. Hunt Hall, the Hosiery Museum, & the Council Bluff School.