Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

I want ancestors with names like Rudimentary Montagnard

 I Want by Barbara A Brown Ms. Brown's "I Want" article was originally posted in 1994 to the National Genealogical Conference, FIDO bulletin board…

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Vintage 1939 photographs of the progress in education and schools at Gee’s Bend, Wilcox County, Alabama

During 1937, the  Federal Resettlement agency (a part of Roosevelt's New Deal program) purchased the old Pettway plantation and two adjacent farms in the…

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Oldest cemetery in Madison County is disappearing in the woods and needs your help to preserve it

Madison County, Alabama is considered the birthplace of Alabama, established on December 13, 1808. One of the earliest known cemeteries is Cumberland Presbyterian Campground,…

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UPDATED WITH FILM Glennville Plantation – beautiful interior photographs and film of a time forgotten

Glennville Plantation also known as Elmoreland is truly a beautiful mansion. Click on this link and scroll to the bottom of the page to see more vintage…

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Subscribe to Alabama Pioneers Patron/Patreon to see and hear more of Alabama's history! (continued below) We have been chronicling Alabama history and telling Alabama…

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Interesting description of a group of people called Cajans around Mobile Alabama written before 1940 –

THE CAJANS OF SOUTH ALABAMA Occupying the pine and oak woods of Mobile County in southern Alabama are a group of people of mixed…

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TOWNS IN THE ALABAMA TERRITORY – the historic towns of Jackson, Cahaba, Fort Jackson – some were successful

Continued TOWNS IN THE ALABAMA TERRITORY (The following story is the 4th section of a news article written in 1817 which describes some early…