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Lost & Forgotten stories of Alabama’s Explorers

The stories in Alabama Footprints – Exploration – A collection of lost & forgotten stories of Alabama, concerns the discovery of Alabama and the initial settlement era.

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Table of Contents

Spanish Explorers

  1. De Soto’s Interpreter Was Almost Roasted By The Indians
  2. De Soto Was Refused Indian Maidens To Accompany Him
  3. The People Of Maubilla – Exterminated

French Explorers

  1. First Mardi Gras In America
  2. Alabama Belonged To France For Sixty-five Years
  3. The Mississippi Bubble Burst

Revolutionary War

  1. Alabama’s First Indian Agents
  2. Royalists Settle In Alabama
  3. James Willing And His Band Left A Trail of Devastation Seldom Equaled
  4. The American Revolution Fought In Alabama

Early Immigrants To Alabama

  1. The Wife of President Andrew Jackson, Was A Pioneer Of Madison County, Alabama
  2. Injured, Robbed And Traveling On Foot, They Still Made It To Alabama In 1791
  3. Sophia McGillivray – A Remarkable Woman
  4. North Carolinians Preserve And Finally Arrive In Alabama
  5. Milly, Alone In The Wilderness Of Montgomery, Alabama In 1792
  6. Montgomery County, Alabama Inhabited By Some Interesting Characters

Living With The Native Americans

  1. Some of the Alabama Pioneers Captured And Ransomed By The Native Americans
  2. Surveying Alabama Trading Houses Established
  3. Mississippi Territory Created Governor Blount Ousted First School Opened
  4. They Made Sure The Knot Was Tied Securely
  5. A Unique Native American Way To Settle A Land Dispute

Civilization Arrives

  1. Religion, Patriotism, Laws, And Civilization
  2. The Federal Road – Alabama’s First Interstate
  3. Streets Paved With Brick and Stone
  4. Some Early Towns In Alabama
  5. Native Americans Deceived By British

Purchase the book at through the link below.
ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Exploration: Lost & Forgotten Stories (Volume 1)

Or buy the whole series in two books

ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS – Volume I – IV: Four Volumes in One (Volume 1-4)

ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS – Volume V – VIII: Four Volumes in One (Volume 5-8)

ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS – Volume V – VIII: Four Volumes in One (Volume 5-8)

About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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  1. Do you ship internationally? 🙂 (Ireland)

    1. :). Well played, my friend.

  2. Thanks! Just ordered it…

    1. Thank you, it was a fun book to do

  3. I plan to order a copy to use it as a way to teach my children early Alabama History.

  4. Just ordered! Love learning about Alabama history!

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