Tag: 1850’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST Laying the cornerstone for the future Auburn University in 1857 was quite an occasion

THE AUBURN MALE COLLEGE LAYING THE CORNERSTONE ITS ORGANIZATION Auburn, Ala., August 18, 1857 Published in The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 02,…