Tag: Colbert County

News - from the past & the present

On November 24, 1941 – Fire Department in Tuscumbia asks for old toys to repair for needy childr

SECOND APPEAL FOR TOYS MADE BY FIRE CHIEF Contributions Will Be Given To Poor Families During Christmas Season With Christmas Eve but a month…

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…

News - from the past & the present

TBT: Tuscumbia was destroyed by a tornado – the town was debt free in 1874 – then in ruins and hundreds of people without homes [pics of old houses]

(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…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Rutland Cemetery, with a link to names of people buried there – Colbert County, Alabama

The Rutland Cemetery Colbert County, Alabama by Carolyn Weaver This paper on The Rutland Cemetery Is submitted by Carolyn Weaver, In partial fulfillment of…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Is there a music muse in Muscle Shoals? Read this and decide for yourself [pictures & video]

Called the Singing River The Cherokees who lived in the northwestern corner of Alabama called the river that flowed through their territory “Unashay” —…