Tag: 1900’s

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PATRON + There is gold in the hills of Alabama, at least there was once

With the price of gold now so high, I thought this was an interesting transcribed story from the 1920s.   Gold is not uniformly…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – 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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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…

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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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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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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…

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SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: Nature was the only kind of refrigeration or curing device we had – Wilcox County, Alabama

AND THEY CALLED IT INDEPENDENT PART IV By Marvin Malley Champion submitted by Jean Champion Butterworth This community had an open range. Everybody turning…