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Thanksgiving day was once observed quietly in Birmingham on November 26, 1874

In the United States, the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is commonly, but not universally, traced to a sparsely documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth in…

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PATRON – On April 9, 1874 – Three street cars for Montgomery passed down the road on a freight train in Tuscaloosa

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PATRON – Transcribed excerpts of articles about local people in the Birmingham Iron Age from March 26, 1874.

This article and more abstracts are available in the ebook ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I: Below are some excerpts of articles and stories about local…

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On Aug 6, 1879 – 30,000 people from Memphis fled from an 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…