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Alabama: Symbols of the Arts

Alabama has several official “cultural symbols,” including at least four that can be classified as symbols of the arts.

Historic Theatre Alabama Theatre for the Performing Arts 1993
Outdoor Drama The Miracle Worker 1991
Outdoor Musical Drama The Incident at Looney’s Tavern 1993
Quilt Pine Burr Quilt 1997

The official outdoor drama honors, rather than Anne Sullivan and her famous student, Helen Keller. An outspoken political activist and socialist, Keller is one of my personal heroes.

See some pictures of pine burr quilts.

Helen Keller
Hellen Keller, holding a Southern magnolia blossom
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