Tag: 1900’s

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Photograph of Gen. Basil Duke ca. 1860 who was the brother-in-law of Gen. John Hunt Morgan & others

(Below are some photographs with information I discovered while doing some research that might be beneficial to other researchers. Subscribe to the daily email…

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PATRON – Society notes and weddings mentioned in news abstracts From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama

SOCIETY NOTES From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama Lauderdale County, Alabama Miss Sadie Martin of Nashville arrived in the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Fountain Heights [film, photographs] – a historic connection to Birmingham’s past – can it be saved?

Fountain Heights is one of Birmingham's historic neighborhoods, and was home to some of Birmingham's most prominent and wealthy business leaders, but today the…

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Patron+ Did you know that Birmingham, Alabama was dealing with major fires in 1905 that threatened to destroy the city?

Patron+ member story -Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now.   The new bustling business district of the city…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama was once called Allen’s Factory – Here is why

Before 1861, Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama was known as Allen's Factory. It was named for the first settlers of that name who built…

News - from the past & the present

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…

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Patron – December 14, 1901 – Tuscaloosa elephant piano Montevallo murder, Bank runner missing, and Lawrence Co. murder, and more

Patron member story  - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. (Transcribed extracts from The Silent Eye, Avondale, Jefferson County,…