Tag: 1830’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Buccaneers attacked the first white settlers of Cherokee County, Alabama

The first white settlers of Cherokee County, Alabama experienced many troubles from a gang of buccaneers. This story tells how they handled them. HUGH…

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Biography: Robert Haden Abercrombie born September 11, 1837 – photograph

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer Happy Birthday! ROBERT HADEN ABERCROMBIE (1837-1891) Macon  and Etowah County, Alabama   …

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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…