Tag: DeKalb County

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DeKalb County, Alabama was created on January 9, 1836 – see names of many early citizens [films]

Nestled in the northeast, Alabama mountains, the beautiful county of DeKalb  has a rich and intriguing history filled with sadness, as well as 'boom…

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Fort Payne is one of the few forts used to intern Cherokees in 1838 prior to their removal of which surface ruins can still be seen

Did you know that the city of Fort Payne, Alabama had its beginning as a frontier fort that was connected to the Trail of…

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Biography: Jasper Newton Campbell born in 1836 – Rather do this job than be president of the United States

Jasper Newton Campbell loved his job by Shannon Hollon My GGGgrandfather was Jasper Newton Campbell (1836-1911).  He was born in Dekalb County. In 1859…