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General Sherman wintered in Jackson County, Alabama during the Civil War

(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…

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FRIDAY FEATURE – Great Alabama history book for genealogist and historian

Great book for genealogist as a reference books as well—from Alabama's first historian! Pickett's History of Alabama: And Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi from the…

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Greensboro, Alabama never mentioned ladies in it’s early newspapers because it was not proper

NEWSPAPERS IN EARLY GREENSBORO, ALABAMA1 (Story Published in 1908) The Halcyon As early as 1824, and presumably earlier, there was a newspaper published in…