Whereville, AL December 2022

Alabama Living Magazine

Identify and place this Alabama landmark and you could win $25! Winner is chosen at random from all correct entries. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified. Send your answer with your name, address and the name of your rural electric cooperative, if applicable. The winner and answer will be announced in the January issue.

Submit by email: whereville@alabamaliving.coop, or by mail: Whereville, P.O. Box 244014, Montgomery, AL 36124.

Contribute a photo you took for an upcoming issue! Send a photo of an interesting or unusual landmark in Alabama, which must be accessible to the public. A reader whose photo is chosen will also win $25. 

November’s answer: This 19th-century bandstand occupies the triangular park in the town of Gainesville in Sumter County. The town was founded by Moses Lewis, a New Englander lured to the “old Southwest,” as the Gulf states were known in the early 19th century. Gainesville, on the Tombigbee River, was a prosperous town in the antebellum period, but has a population of about 200 today. (Information from the Society of Architectural Historians; photo by Allison Law of Alabama Living.) The randomly drawn correct guess winner is Thomas Butler of Coosa Valley EC.


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