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President James Abram Garfield died on September 19, 1881 after assassination- Birmingham citizens assemble

President James Abram Garfield was assassinated on July 2, 1881. He lingered for eleven weeks and died on September 19, 1881 at Long Branch,…

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MONDAY MUSINGS: There were many early migration trails that led people to Alabama – here are a few

Early Migration Trails To the "Natchez Country" (Transcribed story posted as Public Story by gnerdtude on Ancestry.com)  There were several different routes that the…

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Cherokees were the first settlers in the Tennessee Valley of Alabama [names of delegates]

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer, William P. Burke Towns and Native Americans of Jackson County, Alabama written by…

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Ex-slave J. T. Brown – “Tom Brown” from Bullock County, Alabama was 102 in this photograph

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer FORMER SLAVE J. T. Brown 102 years old BULLOCK COUNTY, ALABAMA Interviewed by…