Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

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MONDAY MUSINGS: Don’t go alone when transcribing cemeteries!!! This is a reason why

MONDAY MUSINGS: Don't go alone when transcribing cemeteries!!! This is a reason why Be careful when you start looking for cemeteries in the deep…

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SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: My Grandparents life on Shades Mountain in 1940 was very different from today [vintage pictures]

Life on Shades Mountain in 1940 was very different from today. Shades Mountain is part of Hoover, Alabama.  My Grandparents on Shades Mountain by…

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Perry County was settled before Alabama became a state and was originally a much larger county in Alabama

Many people settled in Alabama for a time when the Mississippi Territory opened, then moved further west. Perry County was a much larger county in…

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The Last Confederate Reunion in Alabama was held in September 1944 – all the men were in their 90s [see story & photographs]

(This has been exactly transcribed as written in 1944  in The Alabama Historical Quarterly) LAST CONFEDERATE REUNION What will probably prove to be the last…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Do you remember these places from the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s in Birmingham, Alabama?

BIRMINGHAM MEMORIES 40's, 50's, and 60's by Milo J. "Jerry" Heis I REMEMBER: East Lake Park when there were still remnants of the Fair…

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MONDAY MUSINGS: Do you remember trying to diaper a squirming baby using diaper pins? – these vintage pictures from Auburn Univ. reveal the past

I discovered these old photographs from Auburn University while doing some research.  If you have more information about them, click on the link at…

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SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: Do you remember Fa Sol La and All Day Singing and Dinner on the Ground? [vintage film and pics]

My Dad was a member of a church in a rural area of Alabama. The church and others throughout the state would have singings…