Tag: 1890’s

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RECIPE WEDNESDAY – 1890s recipe for Irish Stew- It takes a while to cook…but oh so good!

Old (1890s) Irish Stew Recipe “Time about two hours. Two and a half pounds of chops, eight potatoes, four turnips, four small onions, nearly…

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August 4, 1894 – Personals from The Times Daily, Florence, Lauderdale county, Alabama – reveals many residents names

PERSONALS FROM THE TIMES DAILY August 4, 1894 Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama   PERSONALS Rev. W. S. Brown will preach at the Cloverdale tent…

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Dec. 15, 1894 Marriages and school students mentioned in Times Daily, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama

NAMES FROM MARRIAGE LICENSES AND SOME NAMES OF SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM TIMES DAILY DEC. 15, 1894 FLORENCE, LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA Matrimony The following marriage…

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SATURDAY SECRET: Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

Wall paper was the rage in the 1890s and this is the way our ancestors made the paste to hang the wallpaper from wheat…

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Pizitz Department Stores – started by a man who arrived in America without a dollar in his pocket

Do you remember Pizitz Department Stores in Alabama? The Pizitz chain was founded as a family business of its flagship building in downtown Birmingham.…

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A true ghost story from Marion Junction in Dallas County, Alabama that made it all the way to Philadelphia in 1892

Have you ever heard of the ghost who pulled his coffin in Marion Junction, Alabama? This story involved many respectable, local citizens of the…

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The south is known for front porches, but Brantley, Alabama has been dubbed “the front porch capital of the south”

Brantley was established on 40 acres of property purchased from Thomas H. Wyatt by the Brantley Land Company. It was first called Sasserville, then…