Days Gone By - stories from the past

In 1902 the first open heart surgery was performed in Montgomery by Dr. Luther Leonidas Hill

Did you know....? In 1902, Dr. Luther Leonidas Hill performed the first open heart surgery in the Western Hemisphere by suturing a stab wound…

News - from the past & the present

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Is the city of Birmingham, Alabama sitting above an underground river that connects with the Warrior River? There may be some truth to this story.

Over the years there has been considerable talk that Birmingham, Alabama sits over a large underground stream.  It is reported that early settlers of Birmingham…

Patron

PATRON + Governor Shorter’s official call to for volunteer troops to serve for three years in the Confederacy on Feb. 19, 1862.

(Excerpt transcribed from The Daily Huntsville Confederate, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, Feb. 19, 1862) PROCLAMATION By the Governor of Alabama EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -An inspiring true-life story about the author of History of Eufaula, published in 1930 – Part I

An inspiring unedited true story from the author of History of Eufaula, published in 1930  SCROLL DOWN TO CONTINUE . . . True Life…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The early immigrants of Clarke, Washington and Baldwin counties in Alabama arrived as early as 1745 from SC and Georgia

The early immigrants of Clarke, Washington and Baldwin counties in Alabama arrived as early as 1745 from SC and Georgia Clarke, Washington and Baldwin immigrants…