Tag: American History

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Many colonists escaped the Revolutionary War by settling in Alabama

Prior to 1800, many colonists loyal to the throne of Britain immigrated to north and south Alabama to escape involvement in the Revolutionary War…

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Are you looking for a good book to read?

Are you looking for a good book to read?   Share this news with your friends! We are excited to announce that we have…

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UPDATE: Found – a Picture of Cottingham house built ca. 1707 in Maryland – an ancestor of Bibb County, Alabama Cottinghams

During my research for my historical fiction novel in this series, I was excited to discover a photograph (below) of a Cottingham house built…

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Many Alabama colonial ancestors embraced the Quaker faith and were persecuted for their beliefs

Faith and Courage: 2nd Edition -presents the religious persecution of Quakers in Pre-Revolutionary War days of America intertwined with a love story. The characters…

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UPDATE: Have you ever wondered what life was like for our ancestors in colonial America?

The oldest surviving court records in America were used to write this historical fiction series about a family whose descendants migrated to Alabama before…

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UPDATED – {film} Did you know that people were persecuted because of their religious beliefs and some were even killed in the founding days of America?

Read about this sad period of American history in the three-book historical series, Tapestry of Love.  Inspired by true events, these three novels take you back…

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AUTHOR SUNDAY – The Catawba Indians, though a war-like nation – forgotten friends of the white settlers

In the story Native Americans fought on both sides of the Civil War , only the five Native American tribes were mentioned. The Catawba Indians have often…

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Anne Newport Royall – relates how Huntsville celebrated President Washington’s birthday in 1821

[Anne Newport Royall was alive to witness the Revolutionary War and recorded her sentiments about the experience in this letter written on President Washington's…