Category: News – from the past & the present

News - from the past & the present

Strange advertisement? in Cullman, Alabama newspaper of 1884

  LOST BOY Five Thousand Dollars Reward (Note - Transcribed as written) (Excerpt from The Cullman Tribune, Cullman, Alabama, January 11, 1884) This cash…

News - from the past & the present

Alabama Pioneers Patrons – Honor your ancestor as an Alabama Notable Pioneer with his/her personal biography

Honor Your Ancestor A major goal of Alabama Pioneers has always been to seek out and honor our forgotten notable Alabama ancestors by recognizing…

News - from the past & the present

Did you know that Birmingham, Alabama was dealing with major fires in 1905 that threatened to destroy the city?

    The new bustling business district of the city of Birmingham, Alabama was almost destroyed by fire in 1905- Here are some actual…

News - from the past & the present

AUTHOR SUNDAY – The old corduroy road still runs quietly through the woods of Alabama but is not recognized for what it is

ALONG THE CORDUROY ROAD The old home place stood among large oak trees at the top of a hill, more of a rise actually,…

News - from the past & the present

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Is there anything more southern than a butterbean festival? This town in Jefferson County has an annual one.

"In the early 1800's, Andrew Jackson's soldiers became the area's first settlers after their victory at Horseshoe Bend. In 1861, residents from the community…