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Portraits of four brigadier-generals from the Civil War with some details of their service

Below are four brigadier-generals who served in the Civil War for the Confederacy. We are publishing photographs of interest to researchers on Alabama Pioneers.…

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Magnolia Grove, Greensboro, old home of Richard Pearson Hobson of “The Sinking of the Merrimac” fame

Today Magnolia Grove, located at 1002 Hobson Street in Greensboro, Alabama is a historic site and museum located in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama that…

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The first public school in Greensboro was outside the corporate limits across Caldwell Creek

Greensboro Public School1 Published in 1908 In 1858, Miles Hassell Yerby, a graduate of the State University at Tuscaloosa, came to Greensboro and taught…

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Are you looking for unique Christmas gifts? Check out these books by our contributing authors

Some of our contributing authors on www.alabamapioneers.com and our sister site www.daysgoneby.me have some great books available on Amazon.com and they would make wonderful…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST- On November 24, 1941 – Fire Department in Tuscumbia asks for old toys to repair for needy childr

SECOND APPEAL FOR TOYS MADE BY FIRE CHIEF Contributions Will Be Given To Poor Families During Christmas Season With Christmas Eve but a month…

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A former African-American slave who became a pastor reveals how he felt when he first acquired his freedom

Excerpt from The Cyclopedia of the Colored Baptists of Alabama – Their Leaders and Their Work copyright 1896 – In this transcribed excerpt, a…

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On November 7, 1839 General George Culvert, the head Chief of the Choctaw Nation, died

Note from Donna Causey: Everything written below is an exact transcription (with possible misspellings) from the From Cahawba Democrat (Cahaba, Alabama) February 1, 1840, so it was…

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FRIDAY FEATURE – Great Alabama history book for genealogist and historian

Great book for genealogist as a reference books as well—from Alabama's first historian! Pickett's History of Alabama: And Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi from the…

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Greensboro, Alabama never mentioned ladies in it’s early newspapers because it was not proper

NEWSPAPERS IN EARLY GREENSBORO, ALABAMA1 (Story Published in 1908) The Halcyon As early as 1824, and presumably earlier, there was a newspaper published in…

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Part IV – Early Cherokee County, Alabama – Early Reminiscences of J. D. Anthony born in 1825!

Witches and ghosts were prevalent in early Cherokee County, Alabama CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By Rev. J. D. Anthony Part IV…