100 Years of Birmingham Business

Take a stroll down town, or in any of the historic towns on the outskirts of Birmingham, and you will find yourself walking past years of business that has gone through a multitude of culture changes and innovations.

There’s a lot to be said about business in Birmingham; most of which is positive. There are companies, ranging from the local hardware store to the barber shop, that have been operating on the streets of Birmingham for more than 100 years (or close to that).

Here are a few companies, started and currently residing in Birmingham, from the Al.com list

Davenport and Harris Funeral Home – 1899 

Edwards Chevrolet – 1916

Wittichen Supply Co. – 1914


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Author: Wade Cline

Marketing Producer at Bham Now, Tech Junkie, Foodie, Bham Lover, Movie Snob, Wannabe Quantum Physicist. You can likely find me either at Trim Tab Brewing or O'henry's Coffee in Homewood.