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Gadsden – City of Champions was an exciting place Christmas of 1940- [vintage photos from Christmas 1940 & film]

The first substantial white settlement in what is now Gadsden was a village called “Double Springs”.This was begun by a mixed American Indian and Caucasian settler named John Riley when he built his house near two springs in about 1825. His home became a stagecoach stop on the Huntsville-to-Rome Georgia route. The home below was taken from its […]