Category: Patron Past Stories

Patron Past Stories

PATRON + GOOD OLE DAYS – Do you remember when the words, “Mad Dog” struck fear in your heart before we had the vaccine for dogs?

UPDATED Mad Dogs (Transcribed from Times Daily August 8, 1890, Florence, Alabama Three dogs reported to be mad, (hydrophobia)  were killed in East Florence…

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PATRON + Gen. LaFayette Letters – On March 22nd, 1825 Thos. Farrar wrote a letter about Gen. LaFayette’s arrival

Governor Israel Pickens appointed General Thomas Farrar to accompany General LaFayette on his visit to Alabama in 1825. General Farrar wrote interesting letters about…

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PATRON – Grider, Caldwell, Dryer, Mayfield, and others are in entertainment news in 1923 Jefferson County, Alabama

(Transcribed from December 27, 1923, The Birmingham News, Birmingham, Alabama) MRS. GRIDER AND SISTERS ENTERTAIN AT JANUARY TEA Mrs. Frank Grider and her sisters,…