Journey Proud

Gourd Houses

Season 1 Episode 101 | 26m 39s

American Indians first erected gourd martin houses to attract the useful Purple Martin bird. Today, the familiar gourd tree is emblematic of Alabama’s rural landscape. Journey Proud host Joey Brackner explores this early Alabama tradition with guest Weldon Vickery in Monroe County.

Aired: 10/20/13

Rating: TV-G

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