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Price: $40.00
SKU:  9780998590455

If you are an Auburn person—and you know if you are—you will find this collection not only interesting, but keenly important. The book represents a comprehensive history of Auburn, telling the stories of the Village and its people, street by street, act by act, over nearly two centuries. The great and good, the regrettable and tragic. The famous and the forgotten.


Sam Hendrix, native of Arab, Alabama, earned a BA from the University of North Alabama and the M.Ed. from Auburn University. He spent most of his career with AU as a public relations and development professional. He authored a history of the Auburn Church of Christ and a biography of founding Veterinary Medicine Dean Dr. Charles Allen Cary before publishing Auburn: A History in Street Names. He and his wife, Mary Ellen, live in Auburn.

Illustrator Stephanie Spradling of Daphne, Alabama, holds a bachelor’s in fine art from Auburn University. Her art is highlighted in a variety of mediums (watercolor, pencil, acrylics, and mixed media) and has appeared in books, magazines, and other outlets. Her creativity extends to her role as a room designer and consultant.


Proceeds from book sales will fund an endowment at Auburn University to provide academic camp scholarships for Auburn Youth Programs. The ‘camperships,’ which cover costs of registration, on-campus lodging and meals, provide the opportunity for local youth to attend week-long academic summer camps at Auburn University.

The endowment is being made possible through a campaign by the Auburn Heritage Association which raised more than $21,000 to fully cover the costs associated with the printing process.

Customer Reviews

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1. on 7/7/2022, said:
5 stars out of 5
This terrific book gives so many interesting insights on the city of Auburn's history and it's people from the beginning up the present. Anyone who has ever resided here will discover a treasure of information so well documented by the author.
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