Tag: 1880’s

News - from the past & the present

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)…

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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…