Tag: 1810’s

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PATRON – First permanent settlement in Conecuh County, Alabama identified

PATRON - First permanent settlement in Conecuh County, Alabama identified Conecuh County Early Days by Rev. B. F. Riley In the latter part of…

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PATRON + Anne Newport Royall – A letter written in 1817 describes the frivolity of Huntsville, Alabama & meeting with Major Rose

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) traveler and author, was one of the first newspaperwomen in America. When her husband died…

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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…