Tag: 1800’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Castleberry, and the Legend of gold in Shipp’s Pond, Conecuh County, Alabama

Legend states that during the year 1862 when the Civil War was being fought, many people buried their gold for safekeeping in Shipp's Pond. …

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Fayette and Marion County -A story of a street killing by a man who escaped punishment

(This article has been exactly transcribed (with misspelled and grammar mistakes) from FIFTY-FIVE YEARS IN WEST ALABAMA that was printed in the Tuscaloosa Gazette August 12, 1886)…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Rev. James Hall – reports on the Old Presbyterian Church in Alabama prior to 1826 [old pictures]

The following has been transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society: New series Volume 4 By Alabama Historical Society 1904 THE HISTORY OF…

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Stafford Hotel in Tuscaloosa sits on land of female college dating back to 1830 [old pics]

Stafford Plaza in 2009 stands on old site of first Alabama Female Academy in Tuscaloosa, Alabama ALABAMA FEMALE INSTITUTE (First called  Alabama Female Academy…