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Chickasaw Chiefs – family stories of Levi and George Colbert

(Transcribed and unedited excerpt from a story written by WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer, Susan Russell. The Chickasaw Colberts of Colbert County by WPA…

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Cherokees were the first settlers in the Tennessee Valley of Alabama [names of delegates]

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer, William P. Burke Towns and Native Americans of Jackson County, Alabama written by…

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Native-Americans from Oklahoma visited Alabama on 1st Flag Day in World War Memorial Building

Completed in 1940 with Works ProgressAdministration Funds (WPA), Alabama's World War Memorial Building houses the Alabama Department of Archives and History today. The dedication…

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Schools and Discovery of an inscription on a stone in Cherokee County, Alabama mound land!

CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By Rev. J. D. Anthony Part III A clipping from the Gadsden Times (Transcribed from The…

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Anne Newport Royall – the tornado of 1822, cure snake bite, politics & the day all the citizens of Huntsville fled town

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was by some accounts the first professional woman journalist in the United States. When her…

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Maybe we should adopt this Native American way of settling disputes – we’d have less bloodshed

Civil Affairs in Alabama Territory and unique Native American method for settling land dispute. (Excerpt from: The Great Southeast or Clarke County and its Surroundings,…

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The last major battle fought on Alabama soil with the Native Americans was near Midway in present day Bullock County, Alabama

The area which makes up Bullock County, Alabama belonged to the Creek Indians until the treaty of Fort Jackson ceded the western half of…