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May 2011 Newsletter

          Thomas R. Lawrence Capital Consultants 456 South 10th Street Opelika, AL 36801 334-737-2727   As I See It!TM   The Newsletter for Capital Consultants Company   May 2011     Volume 2, Number 5     In This Issue: Welcome from Tom […]

The Churches of Anniston

The City of Anniston, Alabama was founded following the War for Southern Independence by two wealthy entrepenuers, General Daniel Tyler and Samuel Noble, near the site of their fledgling ironworks, Woodstock Iron Company.   Production started in 1873 when it was necessary to bring skilled workers from England to […]

Abe’s Grill

On the rare occasion that I have the need to spend the night in Corinth, Mississippi, I always eat breakfast at Abe’s Grill located at 803 Hwy 72 West, just down the road from the Hampton Inn and the Holiday Inn. If I’m driving through Corinth, I’ll even […]

The Ruins of Windsor

THE RUINS OF WINDSOR   In 1682, a French Jesuit named René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, claimed the entire basin of the Mississippi River for France. La Salle traveled from his base in Montreal, Canada all the way to the mouth of the Mississippi. About midway between […]

Commander’s Palace

NEW ORLEANS – COMMANDERS PALACE In the post civil war period, the City of New Orleans enjoyed an unprecedented period of prosperity. The Port of New Orleans dispatched the largess of America’s farms and factories to the world. As a result, the local trading and banking industries blossomed. […]