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PATRON – Beautiful tribute to Annie Christian Hawkins from Leighton, Alabama

SCROLL DOWN TO READ TRIBUTE (Transcribed from The Leighton News, Leighton, Alabama, Feb. 9, 1894) IN MEMORIAM Mrs. Annie Christian Hawkins – A Worthy…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[1926 film and vintage pics] Many people say this California/ University of Alabama football game changed the south forever

The game that inspired the University of Alabama fight song, "Yea Alabama," was also Alabama's first national championship. The 1926 Rose Bowl Game held on…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -An ancient lost Native American town Abihka [see pics & films] in Alabama has close ties to Henryetta, Oklahoma

Abihka was one of the four mother towns of the Muscogee Creek Confederacy. The Abihka were the remnants of the 16th century "Chiefdom of…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Celebrate Hank Williams birthday by visiting his hometown in Georgiana & a birthday bash in Montgomery

Great day to celebrate Hank Williams, Sr.'s birthday. Start with a visit to the museum of his boyhood home in Georgiana, then end it…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Village of Washington in 1886 – names of people – first county seat of Autauga County, Alabama

[Great descriptions of people and where they lived in early Autauga county, Alabama before 1886!] VILLAGE OF WASHINGTON, AUTAUGA COUNTY, ALABAMA (from history of…