Patron

PATRON – The Butler County News – Local and Personal in 1914 from Garland and Providence

(Transcribed from The Butler County News, Georgiana, Alabama September 10, 1914) Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Peacock and sons Clarence and Henry of River…

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Thanksgiving was a Yankee holiday and not celebrated in Alabama until 1858 – here is why [vintage pictures]

Yankee holiday Thanksgiving was not observed as a holiday in Alabama until 1858 when the governors of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and North and South…

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Social distancing is not a new concept – it was used in 1918 to eradicate the Spanish Flu Pandemic

Store closings and social distancing were practiced in October 1918 to help eradicate the Spanish flu which became an epidemic. (Transcribed from The Montgomery…