Tag: 1850’s

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PATRON – Could this be the secret origin of the Alabama shad?

From Birmingham Iron Age, Birmingham, Alabama May 14, 1874 Duval and Roberts Editors WHY SHAD APPEARED IN ALABAMA RIVERS Mr. William Gesner, of Birmingham,…

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Three men from Alabama observed the weather in Greensboro for the Smithsonian from 1855 to 1888

According to the article below published in 1908, three men in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama volunteered to be climate observers and weather recorders for…

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Marengo, an ante-bellum house that still stands in Lowndes County was once an educational center

During the 1930s Great Depression era, many writers were employed to interview people around the United States, so their experiences and life history could…

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Thanksgiving was a Yankee holiday and not celebrated in Alabama until 1858 – here is why [vintage pictures]

Yankee holiday Thanksgiving was not observed as a holiday in Alabama until 1858 when the governors of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and North and South…

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PATRON – October 5, 1853 -Administrators notice for Clark, DeJarnette, Caver, Clark and Sims of Autauga County, Alabama

(Transcribed extracts from Autauga Mercury, Autaugaville, Alabama, October 5, 1853 – Note: This paper is very faded an hard to read) ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE LETTERS…

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PATRON – Some Divorce, Marriage and Adoption Acts of the General Assembly of the state of Alabama By Alabama 1851-1852

Some Divorce, Marriage and Adoption Acts of the General Assembly of the state of Alabama By Alabama 1851-1852 ( transcriptions) [No. 84.] AN ACT…