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By Clark Hultquist,Carey Heatherly

Montevallo: a mountain in a valley. This bucolic, average word aptly describes the wonderful thing about this significant Alabama city. Early settlers have been interested in the realm via its ample agricultural and mineral assets, and in 1826, the tiny village of Montevallo was once born. the character of town replaced considerably in 1896 with the founding of the Alabama women� business university, now the college of Montevallo. The Olmsted Brothers company of Brookline, Massachusetts, laid out the significant campus, and its grasp plan nonetheless conjures up present improvement. considering 1896, the point of interest of town has shifted from agriculture and mining to schooling. The university�s undertaking is to be Alabama�s �Public Liberal Arts College.� favorite figures comprise author and veteran E. B. Sledge, actresses Polly Holliday and Rebecca Luker, and significant League Baseball participant Rusty Greer.

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