Tag: 1830’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Beautiful Bibb Mansions, truth versus fiction [photographs]

There has been some incorrect information concerning the Bibb plantations in Limestone and Madison County.  The corrected information is taken from  THE HISTORIC HUNTSVILLE…

News - from the past & the present

Francis Scott Key who wrote The Star Spangled Banner shared a close friendship with Alabama Governor Gayle’s wife and daughter

This story is an excerpt from Alabama Footprints Volume V - VIII The story below reveals the close friendship Francis Scott Key shared with Alabama…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Do you know which school [click to see films & pics] in Alabama still exists after four moves, two fires, the Civil War and a name change?

Founded in 1833, on a farm near Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama. The College was first opened in 1833 as a manual labor institution as a…

Patron

PATRON + Clayton claims to have sent forth 1st soldiers to enlist for duration of Civil War [vintage pics]

OLD CLAYTON, BARBOUR COUNTY, ALABAMA (Transcribed From Smartt, Eugenia Persons..History of Eufaula, Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.: Roberts & Son, printers, 1930, c1933.) The town of…

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Are you searching for family members who were in central Alabama prior to 1901? This is a good resource

The University of the State of Alabama was opened April 18, 1831, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the state's capital at the time and many pioneers…