Historical Society program will discuss pioneer fireplace cooking and cast vintage cookware.

Published 10:09 am Monday, June 24, 2019

The Covington Historical Society will meet Thursday, June 27,
at 6:30 p.m. at the Charles Dixon Room of the Andalusia Public
Library. The speaker will be Dr. Frazier Douglass of Huntsville,
formerly of Andalusia.
Douglass, retired after 24 years as a professor of psychology
at Athens State University. He previously worked as the Clinical
Director for the South Central Mental Health Center, was active
in Little League Baseball and the Kiwanis Club in Andalusia.
After he retired in 2013, Douglass began promoting tent
camping as a family recreation activity. He regularly presents
programs as a volunteer to youth and family groups through
the Burritt Historical Museum in Huntsville. He is the author of
4 books, 6 magazine articles, has published 130 educational
videos, and maintains a Modern Tent Camping social media
He will present a program on “Pioneer Fireplace Cooking and
Cast Iron Vintage Cookware.” Topics he will discuss include tent
camping history, hearth and campfire cooking, vintage cast iron
cookware, and wood splitting techniques and safety.
The public is invited to attend this program on Thursday
evening, June 27.