Tag: GREENE COUNTY

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A community in Greene County, Alabama was first know as “Mesopotamia.” Do you know which one?

A community in Greene County, Alabama was first known as "Mesopotamia." This name is perpetuated in the title of "The Mesopotamia Female Academy." In…

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Old Greensboro Female Academy in Alabama had many excellent female graduates, including a popular author

OLD GREENSBORO FEMALE ACADEMY1 Published 1908 In December, 1839, a meeting was held in the Greensboro Lyceum (in Hale County, Alabama) by the subscribers…

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This was what you had to worry about when you traveled on a steamboat in Alabama in the 1840s

(News story from January 29, 1847 reveals William Tannehill's death.) DEATH ON A RIVERBOAT Mobile to Tuscaloosa, Alabama On January 29th, 1847 William Tannehill…