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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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PATRON – People and events in Alabama – Transcribed from Birmingham Iron Age, March 5, 1874

Excerpts about people and events in Alabama - transcribed from Birmingham Iron Age published in Birmingham, Alabama on March 5, 1874 by Duval, Roberts…

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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…