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Lumber for the White House in St. Stephens was acquired with a whipsaw

This excerpt was transcribed from Clarke County, Alabama, and Its Surroundings, Timothy Horton Ball, Clarke County Historical Society, 1879 In 1817 the Mississippi Territory…

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Amazing! 1887 descriptions of early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama

The following excerpt describing early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama is from the book, BIRMINGHAM & JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA HISTORICAL & BIOGRAPHICAL by Teeple &…

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Transcriptions of personals notes from around the State of Alabama in the 2nd edition of the Birmingham Iron Age Newspaper published February 19, 1874.

Transcribed from the Birmingham Iron Age published in Birmingham, Alabama on February 19, 1874 STATE NEWS Mobile has five one-armed policemen. A train on…

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Family connections to the Native Americans of some early white traders in Alabama

Alexander McGillivray1 1Transcribed from Clarke County, Alabama, and Its Surroundings, Timothy Horton Ball, Clarke County Historical Society, 1879 A noted descendant of one of…

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The University of Alabama was struggling to exist on February 12, 1874 when the first ed. of Birmingham Iron Age was published

The first edition of the Birmingham Iron Age was published in Birmingham, Alabama on February 12, 1874. A subscription cost $2.00 for a year,…

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August 4, 1894 – Personals from The Times Daily, Florence, Lauderdale county, Alabama – reveals many residents names

PERSONALS FROM THE TIMES DAILY August 4, 1894 Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama   PERSONALS Rev. W. S. Brown will preach at the Cloverdale tent…

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Thanks to untiring efforts of these men the telegraph and telephone finally came to Greensboro, Alabama

Communication with the outside world was slow coming in Greensboro, Alabama1 Telegraph Lines In 1869, the citizens of Greensboro donated a thousand dollars to induce…