Tag: 1800’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

I wonder what the settlers felt when they saw the empty Indians homes

Tecumseh FAREWELL TO THE CHEROKEES (transcribed excerpt from Recollections on North Alabama by James Edmounds Saunders (1806-1896) Even when Tecumseh harangued every tribe, with…

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The 1st time nominee of the Democratic party was defeated – the winner refused to treat voters to BBQ, and other treats

[Politics in Alabama were contentious in Alabama's early days as this story reveals] (The article above has been transcribed (with spelling and grammar mistakes)…

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Anecdotes about the pioneer Prewitts and Myatts buried in Colbert County, Alabama

COLBERTIANS By R. L. James SECTION III OBITUARIES AND CEMETERY RECORDS To the Readers of the Alabama Historical Quarterly: (The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol.…

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Beautiful excerpt from Journal of seventh governor of Alabama reveals their courtship in early 1800s

Beautiful excerpt from Journal of seventh governor of Alabama reveals their courtship in early 1800s 1 (Mrs. Gayle, wife of John Gayle, Alabama's seventh…