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Rockford, Alabama: Fred the Town Dog Team Field Report

Palm St., Rockford, AL
Grave marker behind the Old Rock Jail. Start your Fred the Dog Crawl at Ken's Package Store.
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Fred the Town Dog.

Fred the Town Dog

Beloved mascot of a small town, Fred died in 2002 and is remembered with a nice tombstone. Report...

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Town dog Fred dies, will be remembered with monument

Rockford's adopted mascot, Fred the dog, died on December 23, 2002 in a Birmingham animal hospital from a mysterious animal bite. Fred had been a celebrated fixture of the community since he showed up and was nursed back to health in 1993....

[12/28/2002] Complete News Story

Fred, the Town Dog

When you drive into Rockford, the sign says, "Welcome to Rockford, Home of Fred, the Town Dog." When I visited, Fred was resting at the gas station on a loose leash. He is quite large and friendly, but appears somewhat old. Nonetheless, not many towns have a town dog any more.

[Matthew, 09/23/2002]

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