Tag: Lamar County

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Alabama legislature passed a lottery to improve Buttahatchee River

The Buttahatchee River is a tributary to the Tombigbee River having its source in Winston and flowing to Marion County, then flowing southwestwardly, through…

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Biography: William Brockman Bankhead born April 12, 1874 – greeted the King & Queen on 1st visit of monarch to United States

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM BROCKMAN BANKHEAD BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1874 - 1940) Lamar, Madison County, Walker County, Alabama William Brockman Bankhead was born on his…

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[vintage pics] This Alabama county was established, abolished and went through three name transitions

This Alabama county, the home of a prominent Alabamian was established, abolished and went through three name transitions. First known as Jones County Known…