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Thanks to Joe Cain, on February 13, 1866 Mardi Gras in Mobile continued formal festivities

On Fat Tuesday, February 13, 1866, Confederate veteran Joe Cain paraded through the streets of federal-occupied Mobile dressed as a Chickasaw Indian chief he…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

MONDAY MUSINGS: Perhaps I was Granny’s favorite. I secretly thought so. – story of old times from Ralph, Alabama

GRANNY'S HOUSE See More Family Stories from  Dorothy Graham Gast My maternal grandparents were Mary Florence (Mamie) Cork and John Leland Barton, both born…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Scottsboro – Robert Thomas Scott the founder convinced a railroad to run the rail line through his property

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The University of Alabama football team was represented by the Alabama cadets in 1892 [vintage pictures]

The 1892 Alabama Cadets football team represented the University of Alabama in the 1892 college football season. The team was led by head coach…

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Revolutionary War Soldier Samuel Lowery had many descendants in Alabama!

Discover Samuel Lowery's descendants in Some Alabama Descendants of SAMUEL LOWERY Revolutionary War Soldier Revolutionary War( usembassy.gov) Revolutionary War Soldier Samuel Lowery was believed to…

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Perry County, Alabama Vol. II reveals intertwining relationships between the families

A Collection of PERRY COUNTY ALABAMA PIONEERS BIOGRAPHIES & GENEALOGIES VOLUME II  includes genealogical information from Brush Creek area of Perry County, Alabama. Books make great gifts! Marion, Perry…