AUBURN OAKS ONE LAST ROLL TOOMERS CORNER PHOTO PRINT LARGE
Album This awesome photo print is entitled simply,
"One Last Roll"
and measures 13 X 19 and celebrates that last special "Roll" on April 20th, 2013 of the world famous Oak's in Auburn, Alabama.
The intersection of Magnolia Avenue and College street in Auburn, which marks the transition from downtown Auburn to the university campus, is known as Toomer's Corner. It is named for businessman and State Senator Sheldon To omer w ho founded the Bank of Auburn on the corner of Magnolia Avenue and College street in 1907. To omer's D rugs is a small business on the corner that has been an Auburn landmark for over 130 years.
For years hanging over the corner were two massive old-growth southern live oak trees, and anytime anything good happens concerning Auburn, toilet paper can usually be found hanging from the trees.
Also known as "rolling the corner", this tradition is thought to have originated in the 1950s to celebrate away victories; however, in recent years it has become a way to celebrate anything good that happens concerning Auburn. On January 10, 2011 when Auburn Football won the BCS Na tional Championship game, a celebration was held at the corner which involved the traditional papering.
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