Tag: 1800’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Indian Trails and Early Roads in Alabama – story written in 1900

Indian Trails and Early Roads written in 1900 by Peter J. Hamilton Scroll down  to read story  (Unedited Transcription from Publications of the Alabama Historical…

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PATRON + Amazing letter of people & events in Calhoun County, Alabama – written in 1885 by one of the earliest settlers

 LETTER WRITTEN IN 1885 - FROM MISSISSIPPI FROM S.M. SMYTHE Recollections of One of the Earliest Settlers of Calhoun county Baldwin, Miss., May 11,…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Celebrate Hank Williams birthday by visiting his hometown in Georgiana & a birthday bash in Montgomery

This is a great day to celebrate Hank Williams, Sr.'s birthday. Start with a visit to the museum of his boyhood home in Georgiana, then…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Village of Washington in 1886 – names of people – first county seat of Autauga County, Alabama

[Great descriptions of people and where they lived in early Autauga county, Alabama before 1886!] VILLAGE OF WASHINGTON, AUTAUGA COUNTY, ALABAMA (from history of…

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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…