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Costco to Host Book Signing for Local Wetumpka Authors

Jan Wood and Joe Allen Turner will be available to sign copies of pictorial history

PRLog - Jan. 27, 2014 - WETUMPKA, Ala. -- Back when dinosaurs roamed Alabama, a meteor created a horseshoe of hills, and Wetumpka has been lucky ever since. Celebrating a city once paired with Chicago as one of the “two most promising cities of the West”, Wetumpka conveys as much town pride as that of any metropolis in this local book from Arcadia Publishing’s admired Images of America series.

Worshiped as Alabama’s “Little Corner of Greece,” Wetumpka offers tales of the Creek Indians, destructive floods, French forts, and a replica of the Greek Temple of Hera, all chronicled in over 200 vintage images in this local history book.

Authors Joe Allen Turner and Jan Wood beam with pride at this paperback monument to their town. “[Wetumpka] has maintained the integrity of a small town close knit community, while continuing to grow in population almost in spite of itself,” Jan Wood said.

Join the Authors for a Book Signing!


8251 East Chase Parkway, Montgomery AL 36117

When: Friday, February 7th, 2014; 11:00 a.m. –1:00 p.m.

Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or online (http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/9781467111249/Wetumpka).

Arcadia Publishing is the leading publisher of local and regional history in the United States.  Our mission is to make history accessible and meaningful through the publication of books on the heritage of America’s people and places.  Discover more than 8,500 small towns and downtowns at http://www.arcadiapublishing.com.


by Jan Wood and Joe Allen Turner

Images of America Series

128 pages/ softcover

Available: January 13, 2014

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