Tag: Alabama history

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Once named Woodstock – this city was one of first in Alabama to try electricity

Located in the slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the southern part of the country, northeast of Birmingham. This town was first known…

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O’Neal, Pruett, Elkins, Hopping, Wray and other historical family records

Patron level story -clickhttp://www.alabamapioneers.com/did-you-know-we-now-have-an-interactive-level-on-alabama-pioneers/  and learn how to unlock this story and others like this to read now. Below are some Genealogy Queries published in…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Native-Americans from Oklahoma visited Alabama on 1st Flag Day in World War Memorial Building

Completed in 1940 with Works ProgressAdministration Funds (WPA), Alabama's World War Memorial Building houses the Alabama Department of Archives and History today. The dedication…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – John Hunt killed hundreds of rattlesnakes each day on his property in Huntsville, Alabama

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler and writer and was one of the first newspaperwomen. She married Captain…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

MONDAY MUSINGS: Do you remember when doctors made house calls like this even for serious emergencies?

He should have stayed home by Shannon Hollon My maternal GGGrandfather was Charles Monroe Campbell MD (1867-1939) he graduated from the Tennessee Medical College(…