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Patron+ GOOD OLE DAYS: First highways in Alabama were only beaten trails and sometimes travelers were entangled in vegetation

First highways in Alabama were only beaten trails and sometimes travelers became entangled in vegetation as the two men did. Conecuh County was initially…

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Have you seen the glowworms at Dismals Canyon in Phil Campbell, Alabama? Spring is the best time

Dismals Canyon in Phil Campbell, Franklin County, Alabama holds much history as well as much naturally pristine beauty. From being a hideout for outlaws…

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A major battle took place here Jan. 23 – both parties claimed victory – who do you believe won?

JACKSON CONFRONTING THE MUTINEERS The battle of Enitaohopco was a battle fought by Gen. Andrew Jackson with the Creek Indians at the Creek village…

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The short life of Baker County, Alabama, a county without a history – was created on December 30th

On this day, December 30th, in 1868, the county of Baker was created from portions of Autauga, Shelby, Bibb, and Perry, by a legislative…

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Baldwin County, Alabama celebrated 200 years – and opened the courthouse cornerstone – see what was in it.

Baldwin County celebrated 100 years with Masonic Cornerstone Reenactment in 2001 This is a great film of the tremendous crowd, parade, and events that…

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Gadsden – City of Champions was an exciting place Christmas of 1940- [vintage photos from Christmas 1940 & film]

The first substantial white settlement in what is now Gadsden was a village called "Double Springs".This was begun by a mixed American Indian and…