Tag: 1800’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

General Woodward wrote this interesting letter on April 25th, 1858 to Historian, Albert Pickett in 1858 about the Native Americans

(This is a transcription of a letter written in 1858 is about Alabama Indians by Gen. Woodward to historian Albert J. Pickett) Wheeling, Winn…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[film & old pictures] Can you believe the Masonic building where the Marquis de Lafayette was hosted in 1825 is still standing?

Below is the monument about Lafayette's visit at Claiborne, Alabama in 1825 (Carol Highsmith 2010 Library of Congress) Words on the monument state: Piache, an Indian…

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Greensboro was first named the Russell Settlement, and then renamed Troy, Alabama

EARLY GREENSBORO, HALE COUNTY, ALABAMA Settled by the Russell family The locality of Greensboro was settled in 1816 by a large family connection named Russell,…

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

Wars and rumors of war in Cherokee County, Alabama CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By     By Rev. J. D.…