Tag: 1900’s

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PATRON + Borden Springs Resort was the grand lady and one of the finest spas in Alabama during the 1900s

Borden Springs, east of Piedmont, Alabama was part of Calhoun County until 1866, when it became part of Cleburne County, Alabama. The area is…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST Silverhill, Baldwin County, Alabama – immigrants from throughout the World settled in this small community

Around the turn of the century, immigrants from many regions of the United States and from other countries began populating Baldwin County: Italians settled…

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One-room schoolhouses were popular in early Alabama as these photographs indicate

Education was important to early pioneers of Alabama. One-room schoolhouses, log houses in communities, private homes, schoolhouses on large plantations, private academies, and mission schools…

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A community in Greene County, Alabama was first known as “Mesopotamia.” Do you know which one?

A community in Greene County, Alabama was first known as "Mesopotamia." This name is perpetuated in the title of "The Mesopotamia Female Academy." In…

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AUTHOR SUNDAY – Do you remember when doctors made house calls like this even for serious emergencies?

He should have stayed home by Shannon Hollon My maternal GGGrandfather was Charles Monroe Campbell MD (1867-1939) he graduated from the Tennessee Medical College(…

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Did you know six years before the Wright Bros. famous flight a manned glider flew 15 feet over Mobile Bay beach in Alabama?

Glider flew in 1893 over Mobile Bay beach The land around Brookley field in Mobile, Alabama has played a part in United States aviation…

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Do you have ancestors from Southeast, Alabama? Maybe they are in this book.

The Dothan Eagle, Houston County, Alabama 1908 Newspaper Abstracts  Find your Southeast Alabama ancestor in this great KINDLE Book. Immediate download! Use your SEARCH…

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PATRON + On May 25 the first-night airplane flight in the world took place in Alabama [see the vintage film]

On May 25, 1910,  the first-ever night-time airplane flight was made at Orville Wright's flying school near Montgomery, Alabama. Glinting now and then in the moonlight…