Tag: Alabama

Days Gone By - stories from the past

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Granny’s Dough Bowl – Heart warming story

When Leland Barton and Mamie Cork were married in the little Wesley Chapel Church in 1897, the father of the groom presented the bride…

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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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: The two happiest days of such is the day you buy a boat and the day you sell it -story of survival

(This great story by a contributing author was quite an experience and one to reflect on for a long time. It's amazing he survived.)…

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…

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No other place in the United States has street names like those in the city of Mobile, Alabama

MOBILE STREETS' NAMES DATE FROM IMPORTANT PAGES WORLD'S HISTORY By Benjamin D. Baker Federal Writers' Project Council Chamber, City Hall Mobile, Alabama November 20,…