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happy Birthday, alabama! It’s Alabama’s 200th birthday. Join the celebration! Special bicentennial events and activities are planned throughout the state in 2019. Here are a few and be sure to visit ALABAMA200.org to find more! January 14 Alabama Inauguration Day, Montgomery February 23 USPS Alabama Bicentennial Stamp First Day of Issue, Huntsville March 30 The Bicentennial Bash, Tuscaloosa April 11-13 Anabranch 2019: Alabama’s Celebration of Literature and the Humanities, Montgomery May Alabama Bicentennial Military Appreciation Month, Statewide May 27 Alabama Bicentennial Memorial Day at American Village, Montevallo June 1 “The President Is Here!” Re-enactment of Pres. James Monroe’s 1819 Visit, Huntsville June 22 Alabama Bicentennial Juneteenth Celebration at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery June 30-August 11 “We the People”: Alabama’s Defining Documents Exhibition, Huntsville July 4 Alabama Bicentennial 4th of July at Thunder on the Mountain, Birmingham July 15-20 Rocket City’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Celebration, Huntsville September 11-15 Ride Alabama 200: Alabama Civil Rights Ride, Birmingham-Tuscaloosa-Selma-Montgomery October 5 Old St. Stephens Days Bicentennial Year Celebration, St. Stephens October 11 Old Cahawba Bicentennial Celebration, Orrville/Old Cahawba November 3-December 31 “We the People”: Alabama’s Defining Documents Exhibition, Montgomery November 11 Alabama’s Bicentennial Veterans Day Celebration at USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile November 28-29 48th Poarch Creek Thanksgiving Pow Wow, Atmore December 1-3 City of Montgomery Bicentennial Celebration, Montgomery December 13-15 Alabama Bicentennial Finale and Alabama Bicentennial Park Dedication, Montgomery ® DISCOVER COASTAL ALABAMA - WINTER/SPRING 2019 5