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One-room schoolhouses were popular in early Alabama as these photographs indicate

Education was important to early pioneers of Alabama. One-room schoolhouses, log houses in communities, private homes, schoolhouses on large plantations, private academies, and mission schools…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[film – photos] Did you know that men from the city of Bay Minette, Alabama stole the courthouse records from Daphne, Alabama

The city of Bay Minette is in Baldwin County, Alabama and it is the County seat. Located in the central part of the county,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Robbins Crossroads – the names of some of the earliest citizens of Jefferson county, Alabama settled here

Robbins Crossroads is located about 23 miles northeast of Birmingham, AL On Highway 78 near the Jefferson and Walker county line. It is one…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

An interview with John Davis Esquire before 1852 about Mrs. Caffrey’s capture by Native Americans

The story of the Thompson family and capture of Mrs.Caffrey in early Alabama is mentioned several times by early Alabama Historians. Here is another…

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AUTHOR SUNDAY – This historic church in Alabama celebrated 110 years in September 2015

Serving God and Community since 1905...Celebrated 110 years in 2015 By Shannon Hollon In September 1819 a beautiful valley in Alabama was settled by…

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Vinegar of the Four Thieves – Recipes & curious tips from the past is now in paperback

Our ancestors had to be resilient when they faced obstacles in daily life, from dealing with pests, medical emergencies, caring for clothing and cleaning…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Schools have changed in many ways since these days when life was so much simpler – Notice how the teachers are dressed [old photographs] Skyline Farms – Part 5

These photographs of students and teachers at Skyline Farms in the Resettlement Community at Jackson County, Alabama during the Great Depression, reveal how far we've…