Tag: Politics

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Former First Lady lived in Autauga County, Alabama when she was a young

A former First Lady's who passed away on July 11th had ancestors who came from Alabama. She even lived here when she was young…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that in 1896 Alabama had three sets of Republican delegates to the National convention?

AN ALABAMA CONTEST The United States presidential election of 1896 was the 28th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1896. It was…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

On January 16, 1967, Lurleen Wallace was inaugurated as Alabama’s first female governor

Fifty years ago today, "Lurleen Wallace was inaugurated as Alabama's first female governor--and only the third nationwide--as an estimated 150,000 look on. Wallace succeeded her…