Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – Serving with General Jackson in the war

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

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Horse Racing took place in the main street of Greensboro, Alabama in the early days

Horse Racing (Excerpt below was published in 1908) Among the first ordinances passed by the Intendant and Council of Greensboro, Alabama was one to prohibit…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST A great Alabama story about Rachel Donelson, Wife of President Andrew Jackson,

A great Alabama story about Rachel Donelson, Wife of President Andrew Jackson Rachel Donelson, Wife of President Andrew Jackson, Was A Pioneer Of Madison…