Tag: 1830’s

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Biography: Thomas Dunn, born ca. 1798

THOMAS DUNN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY 1798-1838 Wilcox County, Alabama Thomas Dunn, a son of Benjamin and Susannah Dunn, was born in Georgia around 1798.…

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Magnolia Grove, Greensboro, old home of Richard Pearson Hobson of “The Sinking of the Merrimac” fame

Today Magnolia Grove, located at 1002 Hobson Street in Greensboro, Alabama is a historic site and museum located in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama that…

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The composer of the Star Spangled Banner was sent to Alabama in 1833 to solve a serious problem with Indians

(This was transcribed by the Alabama Historical Society and printed in 1901 in their magazine as follows) THE MISSION OF FRANCIS SCOTT KEY TO…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Francis Scott Key who wrote America’s national anthem was sent as a peacemaker between settlers and Indians in Alabama [photographs]

Francis Scott key arrived in Alabama in the role as peacemaker as can be seen below. (CONTINUED from Part II) (This was transcribed by…