Days Gone By - stories from the past

TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: These two headstones tell the story of the deceased life

On Thomas Kemp, who was hanged for sheep stealing: Here lies the body of Thomas Kemp, Who lived by wool, but died by hemp; There's…

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Many Alabama colonial ancestors embraced the Quaker faith and were persecuted for their beliefs

Faith and Courage: 2nd Edition -presents the religious persecution of Quakers in Pre-Revolutionary War days of America intertwined with a love story. The characters…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards’ grandson resided in Alabama and is related to Alabama Governor

On June 21, 1865 -President Andrew Johnson appointed Lewis Parsons a provisional Alabama governor.  Parsons, the grandson of Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards, moved…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Designer of the Alabama flag and the parents of a man in Montgomery went to Abraham Lincoln’s wedding

HISTORIC HOMES By AUGUSTA MARTIN BUTLER (Mrs. Eugene Butler written in 1930) (transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly Volume 1, No. 2, Summer Issue…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Native-Americans from Oklahoma visited Alabama on 1st Flag Day in World War Memorial Building

Completed in 1940 with Works ProgressAdministration Funds (WPA), Alabama's World War Memorial Building houses the Alabama Department of Archives and History today. The dedication…