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PATRON – Newspaper accounts from Selma, Alabama 1865

Francis M. “Franc” Paul established the Chattanooga Daily Rebel in August 1862, after the town’s two newspapers had merged, then suspended publication earlier that year. "The Rebel was…


PATRON – The Butler County News – Local and Personal in 1914 – Many visitors, births and cows for sale fill the news.

(Excerpts transcribed from The Butler County News, Georgiana, Alabama September 10, 1914) Rev. C. T. Culpepper is conducting a revival at Bolling this week.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Oldest cemetery in Madison County is disappearing in the woods and needs your help to preserve it

Madison County, Alabama is considered the birthplace of Alabama, established on December 13, 1808. One of the earliest known cemeteries is Cumberland Presbyterian Campground,…