Unique History of Five Mile Creek

The Five Mile Creek watershed is filled with stories of hard working people.  The Five Mile Creek History Committee has worked since 2006 to record and honor their stories.

Brookside Alabama is know for the history of Slovak miners brought to work bring coal to industry. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church still remains in Brookside, the only Russian Orthodox church in the southeast.  To see a photographic record of the headstones in the exclusive Russian Orthodox Cemetery – visit this site:

http://www.stnicholasbrookside.org/cemetery.html

Here is a short slide show of other photos –

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