Footprint on the Sky: Memories of a Chandler Mountain Spring

The Ladies Preservation Guild (West Jefferson County Historical Society) will sponsor a one woman act, “Footprint on the Sky: Memories of a Chandler Mountain Spring“, performed by Dolores Hydock on May 4, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 4809 Bell Hill Road, Bessemer AL 35022 (Across from McAdory School). Admission is Free and the performance is open to the public. Contact Louise Tommie @ 428-9652 for details.

Bonnets, bow-tie quilts, poke salad, tomato stakes, the recipe for Scripture Cake, and an old-timey cure for hiccups – they’re all part of this funny and touching portrait of an Alabama mountain community in the 1970’s. Story performer and writer Dolores Hydock brings the spirit and voices of special mountain friends to life in this story of strong women, Southern hospitality, and the generous spirit of a close-knit community.

About the speaker:

Dolores Hydock is an award-winning actress and storyteller, whose work has been featured at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee, and other concerts, festivals, and special events throughout the United States. Her six CDs of original stories have all received awards from Storytelling World Magazine for excellence in storytelling.

Dolores is originally from Reading (pronounced RED-ding), Pennsylvania, home of the Reading Railroad and Luden’s Cough Drops. She moved to Birmingham in 1974.

Note: The Birmingham Genealogical Society has no affiliation with the above group. We are posting as a service to our members and others who might be interesting in attending the event.

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