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  • Collection: Northport - People and Places

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Adam's Drug Store was located on the west side of Main Avenue in Northport in what is, in 2014, the left side of Billy's Sports Bar. The store was owned by Carl Adams who hired a pharmacist. In the photo from left to right are Inez C. Shirley, Carl…


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Carrol's Creek Baptist Church was the Tuscaloosa News Feature Church on July 31, 1970.

"Carroll's Creek Baptist Church was organized in 1842 near where Carroll's Creek crosses Highway 69 North. Their building was destroyed by fire on March 29,…

The Catalina Motel, now known as the Best Western Catalina Inn, is located at 2015 McFarland Boulevard, west of the Highway 69 intersection in Northport.

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Chapel Hill Baptist Church was featured as the Feature Church in the Tuscaloosa News on August 7, 1970. Bobby R. Holladay was minister at that time.

"Somewhere, someway, sometime each day, I'll turn aside and stop and pray That God will make this…

Marvin Harper is the boy standing on this pile of lumber on Compress Street ( now 30th Avenue) in Northport. The third child seated is Mattie Harper Phillips, the fourth is Ewel Harper and the sixth is Elizabeth Powell.

The Christian and Daniel Store (formerly Shirley and Christian) was a general merchandise store located at Fifth Street and Main Avenue in Northport. The store was built by James Shirley.

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Christian and Faucett was a general merchandise store located on the northwest corner of Main Avenue and Columbus Street in Northport. The structure in the photo was replaced in 1904 by the G. W. Christian and Co. Building.

Pictured are S.P.…

Christopher Thomas and his wife Louella Shockley Thomas stand outside their home on Fourth Street in Northport. The mynah bird they kept in the cage on the porch talked to passers-by.

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City Cafe in Northport, AL, was opened in the 1940s by Bill Hitt when he returned from fighting in World War II. He owned the business with Hoyt Brasher until the 1960s.

When the men owned City Cafe, it was not the mecca for college students…

Main Avenue in Northport looking north
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