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Blow Guns, Black Drink and Green Corn Dance {film}

EUFAULA, ALABAMA BLOW GUNS, GREEN CORN DANCE *NOTICE: The comments made in this article may be offensive to some today…

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Patron+ Simpson manuscript -Buildings were torn down in Old Cahaba and taken to Selma and other locations

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Patron+ Good Old Days – Childbirth was very different in the old days when doctors were not available

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Patron – Muster Roll of Captain D. S. Troy’s Infantry Company

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BIOGRAPHY: Catherine Brown – born ca. 1800 – According to some historians, she is Alabama’s equivalent of Pocahontas

Catharine Brown was born about the year 1800. in a part of the country belonging to the Cherokee Indians, now called…

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MONDAY MUSINGS: Rolling Stores, not the Rolling Stones – Could they return? [old photographs]

A "rolling store" salesman carrying sack of flour into rural home. Coffee County, Alabama We all know the Rolling Stones…

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Patron+ Gerrard Hansford, a free colored person in 1825 and well-remembered Barber in Alabama

GERRARD HANSFORD, BARBER Gerrard Hansford, a free colored person, well remembered in Montgomery, was married on the 15th of December,…

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Patron – Muster Company D, Spanish-American War from Montgomery, Alabama 1898

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Patron+ RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Braised turkey from Selma 1870

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BIOGRAPHY: Rev. F. A. Chapman born November 12, 1843 – African-American

Happy Birthday! REV. F. A. CHAPMAN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1843-aft. 1896) Morgan County, Alabama Rev. F. A. Chapman, of Flint, Morgan…

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BIOGRAPHY: Weldon Gray Allen born November 12, 1870

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! WELDON GRAY ALLEN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1870-1932) MARENGO COUNTY, ALABAMA Weldon Gray Allen was a farmer and legislator…

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BIOGRAPHY: Bayliss Earle Grace born November 12, 1808 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! BAYLISS EARLE GRACE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1808-1887) JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA The early days of this century brought forth…

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Reflections about the city of Birmingham in 1874

In 1874, Birmingham, Alabama was a new city, only three years old. and when Thanksgiving drew near, the Birmingham Iron…

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Patron – Muster Roll of Captain Rush Elmore’s Company of the Alabama, Volunteers, 1846

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Patron+ Donation Parties – Have you ever heard of them?

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BIOGRAPHY: Charles Hodge Allen born November 11, 1879

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! CHARLES HODGE ALLEN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1879-1966) Sumter and Montgomery County, Alabama   Charles Hodge Allen, publisher, was…

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SUNDAY SOLIOQUY: Deer season starts in November – I now hunt the Bear Creek land in memories

The Roads Home by Randal Champion The Bear Creek Clubhouse was about two miles from my home in Tuscaloosa County. …

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Coosa County had good schools in the early State of Alabama – Which of these schools still exist?

Weogufka Old Farm "N" Bluegrass Day 2018 is October 27, 2018 - See their Facebook page for details - https://www.facebook.com/weogufkacenter/ Coosa…

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BIOGRAPHY: William Prentice Ryan born November 10, 1848 – photograph

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM PRENTICE RYAN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1848-1922) Shelby County, Alabama William Prentice Ryan was one of the large…

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Patron+ Some Early Towns In The Territory of Alabama

Some Early Towns In Alabama Patron $2+ member story -This story is an excerpt from the book ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Exploration:…

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Patron – Original Newspaper Advertisements from Montgomery 1821

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Patron+ Good Ole Days – Our ancestors loved flowers and knew how to keep them fresh

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BIOGRAPHY: Milton Paul LeGrand born Nov. 10, 1832 – photograph

Happy Birthday! MILTON PAUL LEGRAND BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1832 - 1893 ) Macon, Montgomery County, Alabama Milton Paul LeGrand was…

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Which county is named for an Alabama Daniel Boone? (Transcribed from Newspaper Nov. 18, 1885

(Alabama's Daniel Boone settled in Clark county, Ala. in 1810, and was engaged in the Indian wars of his times,…

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Patron+ Description of a reception at First White House of Confederacy in Montgomery in 1900

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Patron – Montgomery County – Early Postmasters and Post office locations

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BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Amos Jarman (Nov. 9, 1789 – 1873)

COLBERTIANS By R. L. James   MRS. AMOS JARMAN1 BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1789- 1873) Written in 1945 North Carolina and…

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BIOGRAPHY: Rev. Wh. T. Bibb – 1853 – African-American

REV. WH. T. BIBB BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1853 – aft. 1903) Montgomery County, Alabama Rev. Wh. T. Bibb, son of…

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From recent scientific information, an event like this could happen again with even more serious consequences

We've all heard the song “Stars Fell on Alabama” and assume it came from the book titled with the same…

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Patron+ Some Moonshine stories from 1964, some interesting and one tragic

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