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Official Symbols and Emblems of Alabama

Official American Folk Dance of Alabama

 

Square Dance Image

 

 

The square dance is known widely throughout the United States. It is a traditional dance that has been historically recorded since 1651.

 

It was designated the American Folk Dance of Alabama in 1981 by Act no. 81-48.

 

Source:
Acts of Alabama, February 18, 1981

 

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Updated: February 6, 2014

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