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Don’t miss out on the sale –Over half-price off this paperback!

Click here to see the paperback version of Alabama Footprints Confrontation is on sale for $5.49 (List price $12.97) just in time for Christmas…

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Pleas and the Snake – a story repeated often in the Tuscaloosa area.

WARNING: This story was transcribed exactly as written in the 1930s. It may include some offensive language. PLEAS AND THE SNAKE FOLKLORE BY WPA…

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PATRON – Jurors transcribed from the April 2, 1874 edition of The Birmingham Iron Age newspaper, Birmingham, Alabama

This article and more abstracts are available in the ebook ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I: List of Jurors Drawn for the Spring Term 1874…

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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…

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On Aug 6, 1879 – 30,000 people from Memphis fled from epidemic – some were put off in the woods rather than allow entrance into Alabama

On Aug 6, 1879 - 30,000 people from Memphis fled from epidemic - some were put off in the woods rather than allow entrance…

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PATRON+ The University of Alabama was struggling to exist on February 12, 1874 when the first ed. of Birmingham Iron Age was published

The first edition of the Birmingham Iron Age was published in Birmingham, Alabama on February 12, 1874. A subscription cost $2.00 for a year,…

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Part VIII – Excerpt from Hugh Cardon’s History of Cherokee County written in 1936

First Confederate Cannon was made from iron in Cherokee County, Alabama HUGH CARDON'S HISTORY OF CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA  Part VIII Mr. Hugh Cardon wrote…