Tag: 1820’s

Patron

PATRON + Alabama was once covered with thick vegetation – it was major task clearing

LATER HISTORY OF MADISON COUNTY By Thomas Jones Taylor (Judge Taylor's "Early History of Madison County" was concluded in the Spring, 1940, issue of…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Gen. LaFayette Letters -On December 25th, 1824, Governor Israel Pickens sent his letter of invitation to General LaFayette

On December 25th, 1824, Governor Israel Pickens sent his letter of invitation to General LaFayette: State of Alabama Executive Department Cahaba December 25th 1824…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…