Century Historical Group Holds Boxcar Barbecue

November 30, 2008

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Southern barbecue, bluegrass and gospel music, time with friends and a little history were all  part of the annual Boxcar Barbecue in Century.

The annual Alger-Sullivan Historical Society fund raiser was held Saturday in the town’s historic district.

boxcar29.jpgWith church choirs, music from groups like the Sons of the Pines, and more, there was plenty of entertainment for everyone. There was also a display of antique tools, pottery making, civil war reenactors, an attic sale, museum tours and more.

And what would a Boxcar Barbecue be without…barbecue? Hot barbecue from Big Stevie’s Barbecue from Brewton, hot dogs and soft drinks were available.

Visitors were also able check the progress on the restoration of Old 100, the historic steam locomotive at the ASHS’s railroad museum.

The event is the Alger-Sullivan Historical Society’s last fund raiser of the year.

Click here for a photo gallery from Century’s Boxcar Barbecue.

Pictured above: With fire shooting from the barrel, this picture captured the actual shot of an Civil War era gun Saturday at Century’s Boxcar Barbecue. Pictured inset above: A Civil War reenactor. Pictured below: A gospel group performs. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

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Comments

2 Responses to “Century Historical Group Holds Boxcar Barbecue”

  1. Alan on December 1st, 2008 4:10 pm

    Are we looking at the same fellas…LOL!!

  2. Mr. Wishes to be Anonymous on December 1st, 2008 11:49 am

    A cupla good-lookin fellas





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