Tag: Alabama history

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Over time, it seems barns develop a personality and become beautiful

Alabama barns over the years take on a character of their own. These photos by Carol Highsmith bring back memories of olden days. The barn below,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Do you know which school [click to see films & pics] in Alabama still exists after four moves, two fires, the Civil War, and a name change?

Founded in 1833, on a farm near Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama. The College was first opened in 1833 as a manual labor institution as a…

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Part VIII – Excerpt from Hugh Cardon’s History of Cherokee County written in 1936

First Confederate Cannon was made from iron in Cherokee County, Alabama HUGH CARDON'S HISTORY OF CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA  Part VIII Mr. Hugh Cardon wrote…

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PATRON – Alabama News of three female notary publics, 8th in class at West Point, and death of Greenville mayor 1887

(Transcribed excerpts from THE ALABAMA ENQUIRER (Hartselle, Morgan County, Alabama June 30, 1887) ALABAMA NEWS Boiled Down—Clipped and Skimmed for the Busy Readers Burglars…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Walker County, [historic pictures] the home of C. J. Harris, a finalist in American Idol 2014 & the Music Park

Old York USA Heritage & Music Park  C. J. Harris, one of three finalists from Alabama on American Idol, in 2014, brought considerable attention…