The Official Travel Site of Alabama

Birmingham & Tuscaloosa

A Sweet Strangeness Thrills My Heart

January 14, 2017 to January 15, 2017 in Birmingham , AL

Sat. 7:30 pm, Sun. 2 pm


Twelve-year-old Sallie Independence Foster was living in Florence, Ala., in 1861 when the Civil War began. Over a 26-year period, Sallie kept a diary of her experiences, along with a collection of papers and letters from her brothers off at war. Join storyteller Dolores Hydock and music historian Bobby Horton as interweave Sallie’s story with camp songs, period favorites, and original tunes to create a poignant, powerful, humorous, and honest picture of a world of innocence turned upside-down.