Tag: 1840’s

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Many colonists escaped the Revolutionary War by settling in Alabama

Prior to 1800, many colonists loyal to the throne of Britain immigrated to north and south Alabama to escape involvement in the Revolutionary War…

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BIOGRAPHY: Truman Heminway Aldrich born October 17, 1848 – photograph

Happy Birthday! TRUMAN HEMINWAY ALDRICH BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1848-1932) SHELBY, JEFFERSON, DALLAS COUNTY   Truman Heminway Aldrich was a mining engineer in Alabama. He…

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BIOGRAPHY: William Alexander Curry born Oct. 15, 1842 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! WILLIAM ALEXANDER CURRY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1842-1901) Bullock County, Alabam William Alexander Curry, planter, and merchant was born in Union Springs, Bullock…

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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…

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PATRON + 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…

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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…