Days Gone By - stories from the past

May 23, 1973 – one of the oldest university buildings in Alabama was destroyed by a tornado

Old Southern University Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama Old Southern University was built in 1857 by Mullins and Hall of Selma, Alabama. It was owned…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: Interesting epitaphs for three women – one evidently one body had an unusual history

Interesting epitaphs for three women There is an epitaph of an eccentric character that may be seen on a tombstone at the burying-grounds near Hoosick Falls,…

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Details of a shootout on 1st Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama on May 21 one hundred and thirty years ago

(Men sometimes settled their differences with guns in early Alabama as this story reveals) From The Weekly Iron Age, Birmingham, Alabama 5/21/1885 BY ONE BALL…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know six years before the Wright Bros. famous flight a manned glider flew 15 feet over Mobile Bay beach in Alabama?

Glider flew in 1893 over Mobile Bay beach The land around Brookley field in Mobile, Alabama has played a part in United States aviation…

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