Whispers from the Past

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Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, Oct. 15, families spent the day at Aldridge Gardens learning about the cultural practices and traditions of the various Southeastern Native American tribes. more

Oct 16, 2017 7:51 PM People


Patty Bradley

The Native American festival is being moved to Sunday, Oct. 15. more

Oct 4, 2017 4:15 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Patty Bradley.

The festival, which starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 5:30 p.m., is an educational event designed to provide an accurate portrayal of the past and present lives of Native Americans in the Southeast by demonstrating traditions, art, cultural practices more

Sep 26, 2017 4:29 PM People


Patty Bradley

Aldridge Gardens hosted Whispers from the Past on Oct. 1 more

Oct 3, 2016 1:43 PM People

Whispers from the Past

Photo by Sydney Cromwell

The Whispers from the Past event includes demonstrations of Native American dancing, flintknapping, basket making, fishing and lacrosse. more

Sep 28, 2016 4:45 PM News

Whispers from the Past

Sydney Cromwell

The annual event at Aldridge Gardens had kids activities such as making clay pots, weaving dreamcatchers, fishing, painting gourd masks, grinding corn, beading, storytelling and learning about Native American tools. more

Oct 11, 2015 9:44 PM People

Organizers postponed the event for a week because of the rainy weather this weekend. more

Oct 3, 2015 6:26 PM News

Whispers From the Past returns to Aldridge Gardens on Oct. 11. more

Sep 23, 2015 3:04 PM


Photo by Madoline Markham.

Crowds formed around colorfully dressed dancers in Aldridge Gardens on Sunday, Oct. 5. The Native American dancing demonstrations were part of Whispers from the Past. more

Oct 6, 2014 5:21 PM News

Aldridge Gardens announced its Whispers from the Past event would not take place Sunday due to the threat of inclement weather. more

Apr 5, 2014 7:13 AM

This month, take a trip back in time to rediscover the culture and contributions of Native Alabamians at Whispers From The Past at Aldridge Gardens. more

Mar 26, 2014 2:55 AM News

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