Tag: 1830’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[Vintage photographs] from a very old community in Alabama that had three names.

  One historic small community in Alabama had three names, Crocketsville, Crawford and Tuckabatchee. Named Crockettsville in honor of Davy Crockett The community of Crockettsville…

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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…

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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…