Tag: 1800’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

FiF Fix-it Friday: Building and household hints from early 1800s

This tips date back to the early 1800s in America.  Some of them may not be safe. Artificial Mahogany1 The following method of giving…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Bennett purchased a large part of Tuscumbia, Alabama from profits by betting on a game of thimbles

Bennett, the Magician (Lawrence County, Alabama) by Col. Edmond Saunders written ca. 1890s There was, however, in early times, a man called Dr. Bennett,…