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A description of early Montgomery, Alabama from a letter written Nov. 24, 1858

From the Montgomery Mail, Nov. 24, 1858. LETTER FROM J. K. KLINCK, OF TENNESSEE. Eds. Mail: Having lately read some sketches of the Creek…

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This personal diary of Alabama pioneers from 1816 reveals what life was like in surveying the wilderness of Alabama for a place to settle

(Imagine what it was like traversing Alabama alone when it was a wilderness. You can hear the tension in Richard Breckenridge's words as he…

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“Where shall I fly to, in God’s name?” – story of Indian attack in Alabama [photographs, video]

(Margaret Eades was the wife of Jeremiah Austill of the Legendary Canoe Fight. She, like her husband was an early pioneers of Alabama. In…

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Biography: Benjamin Pinckney Worthington born November 19, 1814 – photograph

Happy Birthday! BENJAMIN PINCKNEY WORTHINGTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1814 – 1884) Jefferson County, Alabama Benjamin Pinckney "Pink" Worthington was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on…