Days Gone By - stories from the past

Finding a beaux in the Early Days of Alabama was sometimes difficult

Finding a beaux Early Days of Alabama was sometimes difficult (Lawrence County, Alabama) by Col. Edmond Saunders written ca. 1890s So you see, when…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Bennett purchased a large part of Tuscumbia, Alabama from profits by betting on a game of thimbles

Bennett, the Magician (Lawrence County, Alabama) by Col. Edmond Saunders written ca. 1890s There was, however, in early times, a man called Dr. Bennett,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Try something new for Christmas gifts – Give this old Alabama Fruit cake which features watermelon preserves

ALABAMA FRUIT CAKE 1924 recipe from Alabama Extension Service 1 lb. butter ¾ lb. sugar 9 eggs 1 lb. flour 2 tbsp. baking powder…

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Many Alabama Representatives stayed home in 1837 rather than risk voting on controversial legislation

LEGISLATIVE LABORS in 1837 written by William Garrett1 In those days, afternoon sessions were generally resorted to the second week, and business proceeded with…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that Foley, Alabama has a secret tunnel under the city – watch the [video] and see why [old photographs]

(You may have traveled through the picturesque city of Foley many times on your way to a Gulf  Coast vacation. Did you know the…