Historic Byler Road tour planned for Thursday

HALEYVILLE - A tour of the northern section of the historic Byler Road, including a portion of the road that came through Haleyville, is planned for Thursday, Aug. 2.  The caravan-style tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. on the south bank of the Tennessee River on Bainbridge Road near Leighton and end with lunch at Banks BBQ on Highway 195 in Haleyville.  Some of the stops along the way will include the grave of Aunt Jenny Johnson and Kinlock in the Bankhead National Forest near Haleyville, the grave of Jacob Pruet, a Winston County pioneer, at New Prospect Cemetery.   With the exception of lunch, the tour is free.  For more information, send an email to joel.mize@comcast.net or call 256-856-0354.  All interested persons are invited to come out and learn more about an important part of not just Winston County's, but North Alabama's history.

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