Tag: Monroe County

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Controversy surrounds first governor of Alabama

A CONTROVERSY SURROUNDED THE CITIZENSHIP OF THE FIRST GOVERNOR OF ALABAMA (From the National Intelligencer of October 13, 1819) ALABAMA – We furnished our…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[film & old pictures] Can you believe the Masonic building where the Marquis de Lafayette was hosted in 1825 is still standing?

Below is the monument about Lafayette's visit at Claiborne, Alabama in 1825 (Carol Highsmith 2010 Library of Congress) Words on the monument state: Piache, an Indian…