Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

MONDAY MUSINGS: Sometimes simple objects have stories of their own like this one

A Certain Straw Hat Stories to Tell By Jean Butterworth As I reflected on the Alabama stories that Clarke Stallworth told in a recent…

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Alabama and the Federal Government almost came to Civil War in 1833 over ‘state’s rights’ and Native Americans

If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in…

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SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: This heartwarming story reveals the tragedy and kindness in the War Between the States

A Relic Left Behind – Heartwarming Reminder of Kindness in the War Between the States submitted by Virginia Tuttle (She is the 4th cousin once…

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Auburn, Alabama – home of Auburn University was settled after the Native Americans left in 1833

Auburn, located in Lee County is the largest city in eastern Alabama with a 2014 population of 60,258. It is college town, home of…

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Calera, Alabama, 1st named Buxahatchie, home of the Golly hole & one of the finest artesian wells in the state

CALERA, SHELBY COUNTY, ALABAMA The first settler of Calera was John R. Gamble from Ireland. He was a soldier of the American Revolution and…

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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 name written by Carl…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The University of Alabama football team was represented by the Alabama cadets in 1892 [vintage pictures]

The 1892 Alabama Cadets football team represented the University of Alabama in the 1892 college football season. The team was led by head coach…

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The Masonic Apron – a true story – this happened frequently during the Civil War

The Masonic Apron by Vicky Clemmons My deep love and devotion for the older generations have always been evident by the company I keep,…

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Kathryn Tucker Windham [film] tells the ghost story of John Parkman who haunts beautiful Sturdivant Hall in Selma, Alabama

[Do you love ghost stories and tall tales. This tall tale about Sturdivant Hall is told in a film by the late but great…