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Have you seen me?

Some Genealogy Humor I'd rather be looking for dead people than have them looking for me! I'm searching for myself; Have you seen me?…

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Aaron Burr hid in Dismals Canyon in Franklin County, Alabama after killing political rival Alexander Hamilton [pictures]

Dismals Canyon is located in the town of Phil Campbell in the northwestern part of Franklin County, Alabama. Several outlaws have allegedly hidden in the…

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Part III – Early Cherokee County, Alabama – Early Reminiscences of J. D. Anthony born in 1825!

Schools and Discovery of an inscription on a stone in Cherokee County, Alabama mound land! CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By…

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Part II – Early Cherokee County, Alabama – Early Reminiscences of J. D. Anthony born in 1825!

Cherokees exterminate the Black Cherokees before Europeans arrive CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT Part II By Rev. J. D. Anthony From…

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Remember those cold days in Alabama with no central heat and Vicks Vapo rub [see vintage film] was the remedy for a cold?

"On January 30, 1966,  Alabama experienced its coldest ever recorded temperature of -27°F at New Market in Madison County. The average low temperature during…

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Part I – Early Cherokee County, Alabama – Early Reminiscences of J. D. Anthony born in 1825!

CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT Part I By Rev. J. D. Anthony From a clipping from the Gadsden Times (Transcribed from…

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Mobile, Alabama, a colony of France, Britain and Spain – this {film and old photographs} reveals its mixed heritage

 First Capital of Colonial French Louisiana "On January 20, 1702, French colonists, led by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, establish Fort Louis de la Mobile on a…

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Would you travel 1000 miles on horseback to attend the University of Alabama? This 14 year-old boy did

JOHN MURRAY FORBES'S HORSEBACK TRIP TO ALABAMA IN 1831. By Thomas Semmes Forbes, Birmingham Originally written ca 1904 (Transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama…