Meet the blog team
Where to find artifacts and interpretive exhibits on Birmingham’s history? Come to the Birmingham History Center, the city’s newest and only general history museum, at 1731 First Avenue North in downtown Birmingham.
Where to talk about the city’s history, how the past is shaping the present, what’s new and what’s true about the Magic City? Come visit 1731 Blog Avenue, where we’ll add to what’s known about the new South city.
On the far left, and wearing the Union cap, is executive director and resident Yankee Jerry Desmond, naming genius who titled the blog after the museum’s downtown Birmingham street address. Seated are museum and blog administrator Liz Ellaby with blogger Dana Crisson, freelance writer and formerly McWane Science Center manager of community relations. Seated above is John Morse, Bhamwiki founder, publisher, chief fact-finder and sole passenger of the 1892 Brewster Brougham coach displayed at the history center’s entrance.