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Have you heard the latest from the Alabama Grist Mill?

A grist mill in pioneer days was the place to hear all the news so it ALABAMA GRIST MILL seemed to be the perfect name for our new Podcast.

This is a new medium for us to share lost & forgotten stories as well as historical events happening around Alabama today.

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ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS – Vol. I-IV –  Four Books in One  Great gift!

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

By (author):  Causey, Donna R

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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. This is a great place to visit. The guide is very knowledgeable and has great stories to tell.

    1. Going to have to make this my first podcast ever!

    2. Crystal Nix I
      Know right. lol

    3. Crystal Nix Thank you! That is quite a compliment. We love sharing the fun stories in this new medium.

    4. Can’t wait to listen!

    1. My great grandfather ran a grist mill somewhere over near Bessemer in the late 1800s

    2. 5th Avenue North in Bessemer.

  2. They is a Grist Mill in Spring Garden Alabama call the Pleasant Gap Mill I did not see in your photos it is owned by the Mitchell Family

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