Tag: 1830’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

What caused the Creek War of 1836 and the removal?

This transcribed story was written by a true pioneer of Chamber County, Alabama for the local newspaper. REMINISCENCES OF THE EARLY DAYS IN CHAMBERS…

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Can you believe a three-story Cotton Factory was located in Bibb County in 1838?

From the Niles's Weekly Register, Volumes 54-55 June 23, 1838 ALABAMA COTTON FACTORY The Tuscaloosa Monitor of the 30th ult., gives the following interesting…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Magnolia Grove, Greensboro, old home of Richard Pearson Hobson of “The Sinking of the Merrimac” fame

Today Magnolia Grove, located at 1002 Hobson Street in Greensboro, Alabama is a historic site and museum located in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama that…

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The composer of the Star Spangled Banner was sent to Alabama in 1833 to solve a serious problem with Indians

(This was transcribed by the Alabama Historical Society and printed in 1901 in their magazine as follows) THE MISSION OF FRANCIS SCOTT KEY TO…

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Are you searching for family members who were in central Alabama prior to 1901? This is a good resource

The University of the State of Alabama was opened April 18, 1831, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the state's capital at the time and many pioneers…