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BIOGRAPHY Rev. Jasper Beavers born 1825, ex-slave

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Alabama threw parties for Lafayette [photographs] and Selma played a prank on the citizens of their town

General Lafayette General Lafayette, on his visit to America in 1824-25, spent the early days of April, 1825, in what is the State of…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -An early resident (ca.1829) of Mooresville, Alabama reflects on the town, its citizens and surroundings

RECOLLECTIONS OF CAROLINE LEADINGHAM Transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 03, Fall Issue 1956 -- Continued below Our home and the…

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PATRON + This county in Alabama with numerous bat caves only existed for four years because it was too small [film & pictures]

Decatur is a large well-known city in North Alabama, but did you know  there was once a county named Decatur in Alabama. It only…

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PATRON + Remarkable story of Old St. Stephens by Mary Welsh born 1823 with picture of the steamboat she rode

Below is the Coast Guard cutter "Winona" and steamboat "Minnie Lee" transporting people from Mobile to attend the centennial celebration of the founding of…