Tag: 1800’s

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Anne Newport Royall – observations of a robbery, a case of witchcraft in 1821 Alabama

In 1818, before Alabama became a state, Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler in Alabama. After her…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Great description of town and people of Decatur, Alabama before it was burned during the Civil War

RECOLLECTIONS OF CAROLINE LEADINGHAM (Written June 8, 1895) Our home and the place of my birth was near Mooresville, Limestone county, Ala. In the…