Hurtsboro, Alabama is an interesting place (it gets better and better…). Here’s the library, housed in a former bank with a vault:
A rare surviving example of signage for Jefferson Island Salt from Louisiana (which is now oddly known about for the 1980 Texaco disaster, which involved a whirlpool, geysers, and a 6′ deep lake becoming 1300′ deep).
This Pat Perry Hardware store has the sign for the…
…Museum of Ordinary People — it was featured in the book ‘Little Museums‘ this way:
“One day there will be a place where art, junk, memorabilia, and a living artist will combine to make up a truly ordinary place to visit.” Fluxus artist Mike Howard has long envisioned a place where you can see art “the way it’s supposed to be seen — in the environment of junk, bad lighting, and screaming kids.”…
What I really wanted to see was Mike’s construction of this ‘Unabomber Cabin Replica’ in his yard: