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Strange romance surrounds a minister’s life in this story

HISTORY OF THE AUBURN BAPTIST CHURCH By Mary Reese Frazer (Transcribed from a pamphlet written in 1926) In 1838, this part of the State…

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Some of our contributing authors on www.alabamapioneers.com and our sister site www.daysgoneby.me have some great books available on Amazon.com and they would make wonderful…

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A former African-American slave who became a pastor reveals how he felt when he first acquired his freedom

Excerpt from The Cyclopedia of the Colored Baptists of Alabama – Their Leaders and Their Work copyright 1896 – In this transcribed excerpt, a…

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No fee was charged for medical treatment for the first pioneers of Jackson County, Alabama

(Transcribed excerpt from HISTORY OF JACKSON COUNTY, ALABAMA by John Robert Kennamer, Decatur, Al 1935: Condensed by Josephine Lindsay Bass on July 26, 1996…

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Did you know that in 1869 there was a dramatic club made up of only men in Greensboro, Alabama?

The Greensboro Dramatic Association1 (This transcribed article was published in 1908) Nearly forty years ago—to be exact, in 1869—there existed in Greensboro an organization known as “The…

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On November 7, 1839 General George Culvert, the head Chief of the Choctaw Nation, died

Note from Donna Causey: Everything written below is an exact transcription (with possible misspellings) from the From Cahawba Democrat (Cahaba, Alabama) February 1, 1840, so it was…