Mar. 30, 2017–Cart Blackwell / The Alabama Bicentennial

Cartledge Weeden Blackwell, III
Cartledge Weeden Blackwell, III was born in Selma. Blackwell serves as the Assistant Director of the Mobile Historic Development Commission. His scholarly focus is on the architecture and decorative arts of the American South. Blackwell obtained undergraduate degrees in art history and historic preservation from the College of Charleston He received his MA in Architectural History from the University’s School of Architecture in 2008. Cart is currently working on two monographs. One focuses on Alabama artist-designer Clara Weaver Parrish. A second on architect George B. Rogers is the beginning stages of development. In addition to his work with the Mobile Historic Development Commission and research endeavors, Cart also serves as the Alabama representative to the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, a board member of the Cahaba Foundation, a board member of the Friends of the Magnolia Cemetery, and a board member of the Friends of the Alabama Department of Archives & History.