Category: News – from the past & the present

News - from the past & the present

Anne Newport Royall – relates in 1821 letter her impression of Huntsville, Alabama

In 1818, before Alabama became a state, Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler in Alabama. After her…

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Anne Newport Royall – reports in a letter from 1821 of snakes that fly apart and plants that close their leaves

In 1818, before Alabama became a state, Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler in Alabama. After her…

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News Clippings Williams, Fundaburk, Gregson, Foote, Bliss, Runge, Hall, & more. .

From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES : Volume 1

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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,…

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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…