Jake Collins

ake Collins and Martha Wurtele

Photo by Frank Couch.

As the city marks its 90th anniversary, residents look to the past to prepare for the future. Read more


Homewood history book

Photo by Erica Techo.

Martha Wurtele began collecting photographs in 1984, hoping to create a book. On Nov. 30, that book launched at Alabama Booksmith. Wurtele worked with Jake Collins, creator of the Homewood History Hunt blog. Read more


Images of America: Homewood

Photo by Frank Couch.

The photographic history book Images of America: Homewood by Jake Collins and Martha Wurtele releases Nov. 30. Read more


0114 Homewood History Hunt

Photo courtesy of Jake Collins.

Jake Collins, a history teacher at Homewood Middle School, will speak at a Homewood Historical Society meeting on Saturday, Jan. 17. The presentation begins at 10 a.m. at the Homewood Public Library. Read more


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