City of Fairhope Celebrating 125 Years

When:

Fri, Nov 15

3:00 PM

Where:

Eastern Shore

Description:

The City of Fairhope is kicking off its 125th anniversary celebration with a bang. Founded in 1894 as a single tax colony based on the teachings of Henry George, the town got its name from founders who believed following George’s philosophy would give them a “fair hope of success.” After searching several states as possibilities, the founders chose Fairhope and declared November 15, 1894, as “Round-Up Day.”

A Round-Up Day party will be held at the Fairhope Museum of History to celebrate the 125th anniversary. More information will be coming out in the upcoming months as the celebration continues.

For more information, email 125th@fairhopeal.gov.

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