Carrollton, Alabama: Lightning Portrait of Henry Wells

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Pickens County Courthouse

Address:
Rt. 86, Carrollton, AL
Directions:
Pickens County Courthouse. Downtown, on Courthouse Square, at the intersection of Hwys 86 and 17.
Phone:
205-367-2049
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Old courthouse.

Lightning Portrait of Henry Wells

Portrait of a doomed man flash-photographed by storm in the upper window of a courthouse in 1878. Still visible from outside if you squint.

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Lightning Portrait of Henry Wells

The arrow has been removed so the face couldn't be found. Looks like some type of coating had been placed on the windows.

[AJ, 04/17/2022]

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