Tag: 1840’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Part 4 Alabama in Mexico War – personal letter about the war

ALABAMA IN MEXICO WAR Letter to DR. W. S. WYMAN From S. F. NUNNELEE (Written June 14, 1906) Mexico War Correspondence, Military Records Division…

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…

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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…

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Biography: John Daniel McCluskey born Aug. 6, 1841 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! JOHN DANIEL McCLUSKEY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1841-aft. 1904) Franklin, Lawrence County, Alabama John Daniel McCluskey was a lawyer, legislator and Democratic politician…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Varner-Alexander House [old photographs] – built by pioneer William Varner still remains in Tuskegee

(Thankfully this beautiful old home has been saved and fully restored.  It is now the residence of Tuskegee University's President.) (continued below) VARNER-ALEXANDER HOUSE ALSO…