Tag: 1870’s


PATRON – On March 5, 1874, a man at the Exchange Hotel in Montgomery was found dead in his bed

 These newspaper abstracts and more are available in the book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I    On March 5, 1874, a man at the Exchange Hotel…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Actress Lillian Russell discovered the anguish of chigger bites in Alabama – funny story

Jackson Hotel at Blount Springs ca. 1900  Blount Springs - summer resort in rural setting “Blount Springs's mineral springs and rural setting made it…


PATRON + Did you know that Birmingham, Alabama was born from a tip about a railroad crossing? See who was involved & historic film

ELYTON LAND COMPANY The city of Birmingham was conceived in the mind of engineer, John T. Milner who had surveyed the route of the…