Tag: 1900’s

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PATRON + Battelle, now a ghost town in Alabama, had a furnace that was moved to India in 1917

Battelle is now a privately owned ghost town in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States, but on "Thursday evening, November 25th, 1915, Battelle had on…

News - from the past & the present

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

The new bustling business district of the city of Birmingham, Alabama was almost destroyed by fire in 1905- Here are some actual news accounts…

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PATRON + 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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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 + 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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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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PATRON + 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…