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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 – Dec. 15, 1894, Personal names in News stories from Lauderdale County, Alabama

PERSONAL NAMES IN NEWS ABSTACTS FROM TIMES DAILY DEC. 15, 1894 FLORENCE, LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA Died in Texas The subjoined letter is published by…

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PATRON – Lauderdale County – Mr. James McPeters is having his residence painted. Let others follow suit – and more

These news abstracts and more are available in the book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume VI  STORIES ABOUT RESIDENTS FROM TIMES DAILY July 14, 1894 FLORENCE,…

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PATRON – Dec. 15, 1894 Marriages and school students mentioned in Times Daily, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama

NAMES FROM MARRIAGE LICENSES AND SOME NAMES OF SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM TIMES DAILY DEC. 15, 1894 FLORENCE, LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA Matrimony The following marriage…

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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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Do you know anyone in these unidentified pictures from around the 1890s in Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama?

Do you have information about these image? Click here to email Alabama Department of Archives and History: mailto:[email protected] and please include file name (located below image)…

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On December 20th in 1978, a historic house was moved in Dothan, Alabama – [see this film of it being moved]

The Waddell farmhouse appears at home in Landmarks park, in Dothan, Alabama, but local people can tell you the story of the historic day on…

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East Lake Atheneum was girl’s school, an orphanage, Catholic offices & now a school again [old pics]

EAST LAKE ATHENEUM Private School for Young Ladies East Lake Atheneum in Birmingham, Alabama was a former private seminary of learning for young ladies. East…

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Patron – August 4, 1894 – Personals from The Times Daily, Florence, Lauderdale county, Alabama – reveals many residents names

Patron member story PERSONALS FROM THE TIMES DAILY August 4, 1894 Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama   PERSONALS Rev. W. S. Brown will preach at…

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Did you know Birmingham once had two flourishing horse racetracks in the 1890s? – [old pictures and map]

Two horse racetracks flourished around the turn of the century in Birmingham, Alabama. Trotwood Park was located at 75th Street and 9th Avenue North.…

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Patron – On December 15, 1894, Back from Texas, Moonshiners, Debate and J. L. Allen left his bride behind

Patron member story -These abstracts and more are available in the book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume V  If this story is not visible below, Click …/ to…

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The University of Alabama football team was represented by the Alabama cadets in 1892 [vintage pictures]

The 1892 Alabama Cadets football team represented the University of Alabama in the 1892 college football season. The team was led by head coach…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – A true ghost story from Marion Junction in Dallas County, Alabama that made it all the way to Philadelphia in 1892

Have you ever heard of the ghost who pulled his coffin in Marion Junction, Alabama? This story involved many respectable, local citizens of the…