Tag: 1840’s

Patron

PATRON – Hardy Coffee County citizens persevere through floods and fires

(Includes many early residents of Coffee County, Alabama)   Residents of Coffee County, Alabama have a 'can-do' spirit. Though frequented by fires and floods,…

Patron

PATRON – Old Greensboro Female Academy in Alabama had many excellent female graduates, including a popular author

OLD GREENSBORO FEMALE ACADEMY1 Published 1908 In December, 1839, a meeting was held in the Greensboro Lyceum (in Hale County, Alabama) by the subscribers…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Summerfield – Beautiful, rare [film, photographs & story] of a forgotten college and community in Alabama

Summerfield had many grand houses and a beautiful college in pre-Civil War, Alabama.  Denominational college for boys and girls in pre-Civil War, Alabama The…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH FILM Glennville Plantation – beautiful interior photographs and film of a time forgotten

Glennville Plantation also known as Elmoreland is truly a beautiful mansion. Click on this link and scroll to the bottom of the page to see more vintage…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The history (Written in 1844) of Judson College – the fifth-oldest women’s college in the United States

  THE HISTORY OF MARION SKETCHES OF LIFE in Perry County, Alabama By S. A. Townes "Vive La Bagatelle." MARION, ALABAMA Printed by Dennis…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

One hundred years ago, the mother of co-education in Alabama woman passed away in Birmingham

One hundred years ago, on March 24, 1916, Julia Strudwick Tutwiler passed away in Birmingham, Alabama. Julia Strudwick Tutwiler Education and Reform Tutwiler was a…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

UPDATED WITH PODCAST Nobles brothers built the first locomotive built south of the Mason and Dixon line

A WAR TIME FOUNDRY A Story of a Confederate Foundry at the present Anniston By Kate Quintard Noble Roberts1 My Grandfather, James Noble, left…