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Don’t miss out on the sale –Over half-price off this paperback!

Click here to see the paperback version of Alabama Footprints Confrontation is on sale for $5.49 (List price $12.97) just in time for Christmas…

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PATRON + Dr. Palmer’s notes (1883-1884) about Alabama – Tuscaloosa, Eutaw, Birmingham, Calera

Transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 04 Winter Issue 1960 (WARNING! Some words may be offensive to readers today. We have…

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PATRON – These Evergreen Cemetery Inscriptions Before 1942 included many famous people in early Alabama

 These inscriptions and more can be found in the book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume IV Evergreen Cemetery Inscriptions Before 1942 HISTORIC EVERGREEN CEMETERY, TUSCALOOSA,…

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Chandelier falls in Alabama Capital on its very first session – considered a bad omen of things to come

This story is excerpt from Alabama Footprints Volumes V-VIII: Four Books in One CHANDELIER FALLS IN ALABAMA CAPITAL by Hon. E. A. Powell The…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chap. 3 – Preparations were made for court day many days in advance

PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Wellington Vandiver Chapter 3 Seventy-six years since Law came to the wilderness, and the county started merrily…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chap. 2 -Court site owned by colored man & medals from King George found

PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver Chapter 2 Much history is entombed in court house records. After these official legal…

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This Alabama ancestral line is mentioned in a best-selling novel and inspired historical fiction series

Alabama Descendants of ELISHA COTTINGHAM (ca. 1755-ca. 1820) is the Cottingham family mentioned in the best-selling novel, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans…

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She died before Christmas – Parents love for a child has no bounds – this story is a heart breaker

A cemetery is a strange place to find a miniature red-brick house complete with windows, fireplace, front porch with a mailbox. There is such…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories – Chap. 1 – Big Spring, Village Spring, and the Battle Ground

PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver CHAPTER I The beginning of the year eighteen hundred found Alabama an Indian country.…