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PATRON + Bangor cave raid, Murder and Searcy family in the news of August 2, 1937

From Tuscaloosa News, Aug 2, 1937 Three Men Arrested In Bangor Cave raid Birmingham, August 2- (AP) Three men arrested after a raid on…

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Do you have an ancestor who resided in Southeast Alabama in 1908?

Find your southeast Alabama ancestor in THE DOTHAN EAGLE, HOUSTON COUNTY, ALABAMA 1908 NEWSPAPER ABSTRACTS Dothan was a railroad hub for Southeast Florida and…

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AUTHOR SUNDAY – In this corner…Jiujitsu Joey from Gatlinburg Tennessee – Watch out for Kangaroo’s at the zoo!

In this corner...Jiujitsu Joey from Gatlinburg Tennessee by Shannon Hollon A few years ago we traveled to Gatlinburg Tennessee for a little family getaway…

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

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

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A Tennessee woman was captured by Creek Indians & taken to Black Warrior town in Alabama

(This story was written in 1916. Mr. Clinton was a contributor to the old Alabama Historical Society, reprinted in The Alabama Historical Quarterly 1930) EARLY HISTORY…

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Anne Newport Royall – reports in a letter from 1821 of snakes that fly apart and plants that close their leaves

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

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But wait – it’s not just any old doorknob! – This is a heartwarming story you’ll want to share

(Remembering Joyce Ray Wheeler who was a frequent contributor of wonderful stories to AP. I especially liked this heartwarming one. Joyce Ray Wheeler passed away November…