Tag: 1810’s

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History of “Indian towns in Coosa County” written around 1877

[This transcription is from a book written ca. 1870 and includes many places of "Indian towns in Coosa County" and names of people who…

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Anne Newport Royall – Traveling to Huntsville on horseback in 1817 was not without humor as this letter reports

Anne Newport Royall - Traveling to Huntsville on horseback in 1817 was not without humor as this letter reports Anne Royall (June 11, 1769…

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Anne Newport Royall – She sat on the President’s clothes while he bathed to get him to pay attention to her.

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was by some accounts the first professional woman journalist in the United States. When her…

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Anne Newport Royall – John Hunt killed hundreds of rattlesnakes each day on his property in Huntsville, Alabama

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler and writer and was one of the first newspaperwomen. She married Captain…

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[Film & picutures of ] Dallas County, Alabama has over 1250 historic structures listed on the state and national historic registers

Selma in Dallas County, Alabama is well-known for it's history as a center for civil-rights struggles, but Dallas County also plays an integral part…