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Personal accounts of 1886 earthquake and yellow fever epidemic

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PATRON – October 2, 1884 – Land ownership notices, witness names and ads from The Shelby Chronicle, Shelby County, Alabama.

October 2, 1884 - Land ownership notices and witness names from The Shelby Chronicle, Shelby County, Alabama. NOTICE NO. 3288 U. S. Land Office…

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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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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Is the city of Birmingham, Alabama sitting above an underground river that connects with the Warrior River? There may be some truth to this story.

Over the years there has been considerable talk that Birmingham, Alabama sits over a large underground stream.  It is reported that early settlers of Birmingham…