Remembering Sweetwater gives an historical account of the Sweetwater area of Florence, Alabama in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mr. McDonald gives detailed accounts of such notable people from the area such as Governor Robert Miller Patton, teacher and writer Maud Lindsay, Judge William B. Woods, as well as many others. He also covers the major industries and businesses in the area, and the people who built these businesses and industries. Mixed in with all the information contained in Remembering Sweetwater are over 150 pictures of various people, places, and things. The book contains a detailed Table of Contents to aid in navigation, and a detailed Index of Names at the end of the book to aid in the location of particular individuals.