The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Monday Mural - Cherry Street A.M.E. Church


Dothan, Alabama


I just wonder if turn of the century black children in the deep south
 had such nice clothes and were this happy. 


The weather got inside this story but I think you should be able to read it.  
I found it interesting. 


This is linked to Oakland Daily Photo's Monday Mural


10 comments:

  1. Pretty cool mural. Like how you captured the trucks in front of it.

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  2. This is one humongous mural that is difficult to photograph.

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  3. Yes the pickup looks like a tonka for the boy. By the way I agree with your first comment. A little bit of fake history here.

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  4. That is a funny combination with the truck indeed. It look like the boy is adoring the car. It is all painted a bit to "sweet" I agree.

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  5. Great piece of hitory behind the Mural. Well done on getting the picture

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  6. i'm guessing they put them in their sunday best to show them attending services in their new church. but i'm certain it was a hard life. nice mural, though. interesting how they had to haul bricks a few at a time. from where, i wonder?

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  7. That is a great mural...looks to be huge when compared to the trucks setting there.

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  8. Great mural. Everyone was in their Sunday best for this capture, I presume!

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  9. A lovely mural showing lots of pride in their history. It looks like it is in really good shape for its age and exposure to many winters. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

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  10. My great, great, great grandfather was the architect and second pastor of Cherry Street A.M.E. Thanks for posting this

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