Tag: Pickens County

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Pickens County, Alabama – Many old villages changed names over the years

(This is a reprint of HISTORY OF PICKENS COUNTY, ALA. By Nelson F. Smith, written in 1856 - it has many early settlers names.) Alabama…

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On September 30, 1945: Aliceville Camp, a prisoner-of-war camp in Pickens County for members of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel’s Africa Korps, was deactivated.[pics & film]

In 1940, Aliceville in Pickens County, Alabama was an isolated, rural small town with a population of around 2,000 located in West Central Alabama.…

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Ellis Gore born Oct 3, 1800 tells what his life was like as a farmer in Pickens County, Alabama

Transcribed story from the Birmingham Iron Age which was published on March 19, 1874 reveals what a typical farmers' life was like in Pickens…