Tag: 1870’s

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In 1870, Calera, Alabama was just a city on paper according to this letter.

(Transcribed from The Shelby Guide, Columbiana, Alabama January 11, 1870) CALERA CORRESPONDENCE CALERA, ALABAMA, JAN. 10, 1870 ED. GUIDE: As Calera is in the…

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On Aug 6, 1879 – 30,000 people from Memphis fled from epidemic – some were put off in the woods rather than allow entrance into Alabama

On Aug 6, 1879 - 30,000 people from Memphis fled from epidemic - some were put off in the woods rather than allow entrance…

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Actual newspaper account of a sad tragedy in Selma between two well-known families published on July 4, 1877

(This is the actual 1877 newspaper account of a murder that took place between two respected families in Selma, Alabama. What a tragedy over…