Tag: 1810’s

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PATRON + “Where shall I fly to, in God’s name?” – story of Indian attack in Alabama [photographs, video]

(Margaret Eades was the wife of Jeremiah Austill of the Legendary Canoe Fight. She, like her husband was an early pioneers of Alabama. In…

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PATRON + This personal diary of Alabama pioneers from 1816 reveals what life was like in surveying the wilderness of Alabama for a place to settle

(Imagine what it was like traversing Alabama alone when it was a wilderness. You can hear the tension in Richard Breckenridge's words as he…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST Huntsville pioneers settled around “The Big Spring” revealed to them by the Cherokee and Chickasaw

  Big Spring Park in Huntsville, Alabama is named after a large, underground karst spring, referred to by the indigenous Cherokee and Chickasaw as "the…

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Biography of Rev. Nathan Ashby born August 5, 1810 ex-slave

Happy Birthday!  REV. NATHAN ASHBY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1810-1887) Monroe and Montgomery County, Alabama Ashby, Rev. Nathan, of Montgomery, was born in Fredericksburg, Va., August 5, 1810.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[Film & picutures of ] Dallas County, Alabama has over 1250 historic structures listed on the state and national historic registers

Selma in Dallas County, Alabama is well-known for it's history as a center for civil-rights struggles, but Dallas County also plays an integral part…