Tag: History

Days Gone By - stories from the past

TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: Some unusual ways to die

TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: Some unusual ways to die These epitaphs reveal some unusual ways people died. Here lies entombed one Roger Morton, Whose sudden death…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Wonderful video of Civil War veterans! Includes actual words from Blue and Gray veterans as well as Black veterans who served with their masters

It will bring tears to your eyes Sometimes we discover films and videos on YouTube that are remarkable. This video is one of them.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Glennville – a history of the people of by-gone days with pictures of some of their houses

GLENNVILLE, ALABAMA (Transcribed From Smartt, Eugenia Persons..History of Eufaula, Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.: Roberts & Son, printers, 1930, c1933. - Some of the homes mentioned…

News - from the past & the present

In 1891, the State of Alabama took 1st place in a long held tradition held by Pennsylvania. Can you guess what it was?

Here is the story from the June 27, 1891 Times Daily newspaper in Florence, Alabama. STARTLING CHANGE Alabama Takes the First Place long held…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

THROWBACK THURSDAY: It was dangerous working for the telephone company in the 1950s as this story reveals

Working for the telephone company after college by Clifford Dobyns My first job after college was with a telephone company whose home base was…