Tag: 1800’s

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Native American town Atagi disappears and becomes Autauga County [photographs]

(Autauga was created before Alabama became a state. This story tells the names of many of the early settlers with links to their biographies.)…

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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…

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There was once a Native American town near Montgomery called Alabama

EARLY TIMES IN THE VICINITY OF THE PRESENT CITY OF MONTGOMERY.1 By William Stokes Wyman, LL. D.,2  University of Alabama Part I For the historic associations that cluster around…

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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,…