Tag: Baldwin County

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The great city Josiah Blakeley envisioned, prospered for awhile but is now a ghost town in Alabama

Ghost town of Blakeley, Alabama On April 9, 1865, at 5:30 p.m, following an eight-day siege, the Battle of Blakeley was fought near Mobile,…

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Baldwin County, Alabama celebrated 200 years – and opened the courthouse cornerstone – see what was in it.

Baldwin County celebrated 100 years with Masonic Cornerstone Reenactment in 2001 This is a great film of the tremendous crowd, parade, and events that…

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Patron+ Yellow Fever killed many people in Alabama – here are the years & places of most severe epidemics

Patron+ member story - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. YELLOW FEVER (Transcribed from: History of Alabama and dictionary of…

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Patron+ The early immigrants of Clarke, Washington and Baldwin counties in Alabama arrived as early as 1745 from SC and Georgia

The early immigrants of Clarke, Washington and Baldwin counties in Alabama arrived as early as 1745 from SC and Georgia Patron+ member story -This…

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[film – photos] Did you know that men from the city of Bay Minette, Alabama stole the courthouse records from Daphne, Alabama

The city of Bay Minette is in Baldwin County, Alabama and it is the County seat. Located in the central part of the county,…

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Did you know that Foley, Alabama has a secret tunnel under the city – watch the [video] and see why [old photographs]

(You may have traveled through the picturesque city of Foley many times on your way to a Gulf  Coast vacation. Did you know the…

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Silverhill, Baldwin County, Alabama – immigrants from throughout the World settled in this small community

Around the turn of the century, immigrants from many regions of the United States and from other countries began populating Baldwin County: Italians settled…

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One man’s passion for a school, revealed in this personal account from 1919, changed hundred’s of lives if not thousands.

This minister's passion for a school changed many lives. The Story Of The Downing Industrial School by Reverend J.M. Shofner Brewton, Alabama 1919 While…