Tag: Colbert County

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Tuscumbia was destroyed by a tornado in 1874 when the town was debt free.

(This story is even more interesting considering the fact that Tuscumbia had been congratulated in April 30, 1874 for being debt-free in the Birmingham Iron…

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Anecdotes about the pioneer Prewitts and Myatts buried in Colbert County, Alabama

COLBERTIANS By R. L. James SECTION III OBITUARIES AND CEMETERY RECORDS To the Readers of the Alabama Historical Quarterly: (The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Do you know the name of the college in Alabama (still exists) that was once the leading college in the South?

Today, LaGrange College is a private, four-year liberal arts and sciences college, affiliated with the Methodist Church in LaGrange, Georgia. LaGrange College opened its…