Tag: 1830’s

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BIOGRAPHY: Rev. Lewis Brown – March 23, 1835 ex-slave

Happy Birthday! REV. LEWIS BROWN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1835 – aft. 1896) Missouri and Sumter County, Alabama Rev. Lewis Brown, of Epes, Sumter county, was born…

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Did you know that General Sam Houston, the first and third president of the Republic of Texas, married an Alabama native?

General Samuel "Sam" Houston (March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863) was an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing…

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Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama, oldest college in Alabama and oldest Catholic College in Southeast [film & pics]

SPRING HILL COLLEGE Mobile, Alabama Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama is the oldest Catholic college in the Southeast is also the third oldest…

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Do you know the name of the college in Alabama (still exists) that was once the leading college in the South?

Today, LaGrange College is a private, four-year liberal arts and sciences college, affiliated with the Methodist Church in LaGrange, Georgia. LaGrange College actually opened…

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Alabama and the Federal Government almost came to Civil War in 1833 over ‘state’s rights’ and Native Americans

If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in…

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Auburn, Alabama – home of Auburn University was settled after the Native Americans left in 1833

Auburn, located in Lee County is the largest city in eastern Alabama with a 2014 population of 60,258. It is college town, home of…