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MONDAY MUSINGS: Chilton County, Alabama peaches – there are none better

If you have ever driven south from Birmingham on I-65 you will see a huge peach tower on the side of the interstate at…

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Dr. Thomas Ward was Worshipful Master of LaFayette Masonic Lodge #26 for twenty-two years

Masonic Lodge of Greensboro, Alabama1 Published in 1908 The Masonic Lodge now in existence in Greensboro (in 1908)— known as Lafayette No. 26—dates back…

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Have you ever heard of John’s Domain in Escambia County, Alabama?

(Transcribed and unedited (with misspelled, capitals and grammatical errors) excerpt from a story written by WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer Annie L. Bowman, Escambia…

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Cherokees were the first settlers in the Tennessee Valley of Alabama [names of delegates]

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer, William P. Burke Towns and Native Americans of Jackson County, Alabama written by…

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Ex-slave J. T. Brown – “Tom Brown” from Bullock County, Alabama was 102 in this photograph

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer FORMER SLAVE J. T. Brown 102 years old BULLOCK COUNTY, ALABAMA Interviewed by…