Tag: Alabama history

Days Gone By - stories from the past

This was an ingenious way to get water in Bullock County in the early days – [old photographs]

The people of Bullock County, Alabama were very creative when it came to survival as this invention to bring water down from the mountain shows.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – She was alone in the wilderness with her seven children when she met Andrew Jackson in 1818 – guess what happened next

In 1818, before Alabama became a state, Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler in Alabama. After her husband…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Valley Creek Presbyterian Church – the founders built the first church building before their homes were built

“Valley Creek Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church in Valley Grande, Alabama, United States. The two-story red brick church building was built in…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[Film & picutures of ] Dallas County, Alabama has over 1250 historic structures listed on the state and national historic registers

Selma in Dallas County, Alabama is well-known for it's history as a center for civil-rights struggles, but Dallas County also plays an integral part…