1919 Rooster Auction’s Bob Jones (gamecock) & Clee Compton (cockfighter)

Repost – Gameness til the End Clee Compton: The Rooster Wrangler March 13, 2017 by Jan McDonald Clee Compton, around 1919. (WAW | Contributed) As roosters arrived in Demopolis for the famous Rooster Auction in 1919, organizers realized they had to have someplace to put them and someone to care for them. They thought immediately…

Rooster Bridge in Alabama: Then and Now

Repost – Gameness til the End Historic Markers Across Alabama: The Rooster Bridge Marker ID: AHC Location: on U.S. 80 3 miles east of State Road 28, Demopolis, Alabama County: Sumter Coordinates: N 32° 27.127    W 088° 0.344 32.45211666    -88.00573333 Style: Free Standing ** Waymark: None Side 1 In 1919 a rooster sale organized by…

Alabama Rooster Auction helped to bridge across the Tombigbee River

Repost The article below mentioned USD55,000 but the official way marker bridge plaque only mentioned USD44,000 as the winning bid for President Woodrow Wilson’s rooster auctioned towards the construction of Rooster Bridge at Demopolis, Alabama. – Gameness til the End Rooster Sale for River Bridge The year was 1919 and the Demopolis City Park was the…

White House 1919: Woodrow Wilson’s Gamecock Rooster (USD44,000)

Repost The official way marker bridge plaque only mentioned USD44,000 as the winning bid for President Woodrow Wilson’s gamecock rooster auctioned towards the construction of Rooster Bridge at Demopolis, Alabama. – Gameness til the End Woodrow Wilson with Roosters An educational photo of Alabamans. Roosters Being Presented to Alabama Citizens at White House. Views of Presentation….