Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Daphne Methodist Church, oldest on Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay

DAPHNE METHODIST CHURCH OLDEST ON EASTERN SHORE1 By Ed Ritter, Mobile Press Register (Probably written before 1945) Daphne's dignified Colonial style Methodist Church is…

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True story of how Dale County, Alabama citizens utilized nature for medicine and other goods during Civil War

An Excerpt from DALE COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE DURING THE CIVIL WAR (Reminiscences of Mary Love (Edwards) Fleming) HOME MADE LUXURIES AND NECESSITIES MEDICINES…

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The Dowling family – one of the largest, early pioneer families in Southeast Alabama

Fourth part of a transcribed serial article published in the Southern Star, Ozark, Ala., beginning May 10, 1899. EARLY HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA By…

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Mr. Hunter, a Presbyterian minister preached in Greensboro, Alabama before 1822

GREENSBORO, ALABAMA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH1 (Published 1908) The first sermon ever preached in Greensboro by a Presbyterian minister was some time prior to 1822 when…

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First ribbon cane molasses, cherted road and cotton mill were started by these men in Greensboro, Alabama

Firsts in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama1 Ribbon Cane The first genuine ribbon (or sugar) cane ever successfully planted in Hale county was cultivated seven miles…