Historian and local author, Mike Bunn, will be returning to the Foley Public Library on Thursday, June 16 at 2 pm to give a presentation on the “Sam Dale, Alabama’s Davy Crockett/Daniel Boone.” Dale is an Alabama frontiersman who was a key figure in the Creek Wars. He guided settlers down the Federal Road and helped open frontier settlements in southwest Alabama.
Mike Bunn is a public historian who has spent the entirety of his career researching, writing, and speaking about the Deep South’s history and culture. He is author of several books on Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi history, and a frequent contributor to publications such as Alabama Heritage magazine.
Mike is currently Director of Operations at Historic Blakeley State Park in Spanish Fort, Alabama, a 2,000-acre site within the scenic Mobile-Tensaw Delta preserving the sites of the territorial-era town of Blakeley, the Civil War Battle of Fort Blakeley, and colonial era and Native American occupations.
Seating is limited and reservations are required for this presentation. Please RSVP online at www.foleylibrary.org or call 251-943-1031. For more information on this and other programs, please check the library’s Facebook page or Instagram account.