Tag: 1800’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Do you believe this account of DeSoto’s march across Alabama is correct?

Note: The following  has been transcribed from original text written in late 1800s. Please make allowances for the harsh language used. The Cherokee Indians…

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Biography: William Boyd, Jr. born March 22, 1783 – photo of his wife Harriet Allan

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM BOYD, JR. BIOGRAPHY AND GENEALOGY (1783-1855) Madison County, Alabama By Lavone Johnson Anglen William Boyd was a Junior he was born…

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BIOGRAPHY: Thomas Bivin Creagh, (1788- Feb. 1842)

THOMAS BIVIN CREAGH BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1788-Feb. 1842) Ireland, Virginia, Wilcox County, Alabama (Copyrighted excerpt from The Grand Masters of Free & Accepted Masons of…

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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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…