Tag: TUSCALOOSA COUNTY

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Old Tavern in Tuscaloosa, Alabama was saved! [pictures and film]

The information and illustrations below are excerpts from a book written in 1887 as a prospectus for future investors in Tuscaloosa. Tuskaloosa (Tuscaloosa) is…

News - from the past & the present

News from August 27, 1911 – University of Alabama enrolls 400, Alabama fair, Y. M. C. A. and party in Pensacola

New from Tuscaloosa News August 27, 1911 ENROLLMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY WILL SHOW INCREASE J. C. Persons, bursar-registrar of the University of Alabama returned…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Would you travel 1000 miles on horseback to attend the University of Alabama? This 14 year-old boy did

JOHN MURRAY FORBES'S HORSEBACK TRIP TO ALABAMA IN 1831. By Thomas Semmes Forbes, Birmingham Originally written ca 1904 (Transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama…

Genealogy Information

These transcriptions of tombstones in two old cemeteries located in Tuscaloosa reveal some early pioneers relations

CEMETERY NEAR LAKE LORRAINE AND ROBERTSON CEMETERY IN NORTHPORT, ALABAMA (Transcribed from - The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 04, No. 04, Winter Issue 1942)…