July 17, 2021

Nicknamed “The Indestructibles” by TIME magazine, the five Crommelin brothers (who were Wetumpkians and all Naval Academy graduates) were known for their heroic efforts in some of World War II’s most famous battles. Sadly, two of them died in action. In the 1980’s, the USS Crommelin was commissioned in their honor and, today, this monument…

February 5, 2021

If you know anything about me (or simply picked up a copy of My Wetumpka), you’d know I hold a great affinity for Downtown Wetumpka. My childhood is framed by its places. One of the most iconic images of Wetumpka is the Bibb Graves Bridge, which has become a striking symbol of the community’s connectivity. It…