Alabama Bronze Map
A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History
52. Stars Fell on Mrs. Hodges, 1954
Sylacauga, Talladega County
On November 30, 1954, an 8 1/2-pound meteorite crashed through the roof of a Sylacauga home, hitting Mrs. Ann Hodges, who was napping on her sofa. This was the first recorded injury of a human struck by a falling meteorite.