1. I really enjoy reading all about the history of Alabama as I am from Opelika,Al. and I look forward to the history of Lee County.My cousin in La Grange,Ga. turned me on to this Alabama Pioneers and I am sure glad she did. Thank You so much and keep up the great work. Leman H.Wilson Feb.21 2015

  2. Shorterville is just a few miles East of Franklin.

  3. Love seeing Old Pictures & visiting Old Towns Adventures!!!!??

    1. I might have to go check that out!

  4. I’m painting interior of a house, it’s in Henry co., my church is in Henry co., as well

  5. […] Springs – eleven miles east of Newton on the Columbia road, and at one time the county sit of Henry county, was one of the earliest settlements within the territory now embraced in this county. John […]

  6. My 5th great grandfather Bartlett Peaden was one of the first settlers of Henry County, AL.

  7. My Grandfather was William Young Carr of Abbeville. He served in the Civil War, was town treasurer and lived in Trawick St.

  8. Is this your Dad’s family history Betsey Kennedy Nail ? Love seeing the old houses

    1. Not to my knowledge. I do know though that some of my family on my grandmothers side came from Alabama. I love reading these stories and seeing all the old house etc. Thanks

  9. Love the pix! Thanks for posting them.

  10. Beth Tate I bet you would like this

  11. I have photos of Fuller and McClenney families of Henry and Houston Co area. c.1900

  12. Can sure tell it was indain country. Arrowheads in every field

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