Tag: 1880’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Amazing early illustrations & film of what Tuscaloosa, Alabama looked like around 1887

Bryce Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama was once state of the art The Baptist Church, the most elegant structure of its kind in Tuskaloosa, was…

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PATRON – Knights of Pythias was established in 1864 to promote friendship between north and south [old photographs]

The Order of Knights of Pythias aim was to heal the wounds between the North and South and promote friendship among men and relieve suffering.…

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PATRON + In 1891, the State of Alabama took 1st place in a long held tradition held by Pennsylvania. Can you guess what it was?

Here is the story from the June 27, 1891 Times Daily newspaper in Florence, Alabama. STARTLING CHANGE Alabama Takes the First Place long held…

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PATRON – Details of a shootout on 1st Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama on May 21 one hundred and thirty years ago

(Men sometimes settled their differences with guns in early Alabama as this story reveals) From The Weekly Iron Age, Birmingham, Alabama 5/21/1885 BY ONE BALL…

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PATRON – News gathered from Selma, Rome, Mobile, Montgomery, Atlanta and Birmingham News –October 20, 1883

News gathered from Selma, Rome, Mobile, Montgomery, Atlanta and Birmingham News –October 20, 1883 (Transcribed from Anniston Hot Blast, Anniston, Alabama, October 20, 1883)…