Tag: BARBOUR COUNTY

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The small historic community of Batesville, Alabama had four churches for 400-500 residents

This small community in Barbour County had 400-500 residents and four churches in pioneer days.  A local historian, Margaret Clayton Russell, talked about Batesville in…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -An inspiring true-life story about the author of History of Eufaula, published in 1930 – Part II

(Continued from Part I) An inspiring unedited true story from the author of History of Eufaula, published in 1930  SCROLL DOWN TO CONTINUE . .…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -An inspiring true-life story about the author of History of Eufaula, published in 1930 – Part I

An inspiring unedited true story from the author of History of Eufaula, published in 1930  SCROLL DOWN TO CONTINUE . . . True Life…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

There is a connection with this old plantation mansion and Auburn University. [old photographs film]

The beautiful plantation mansions of Glennville, Alabama have a connection with Auburn University. Glennville was named for Rev. James E. Glenn who came to…

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Barbour County – Creek Indian Nation occupied for many years – forced to evacuate after 1832

In the early 1830's the eyes of the country were turned upon the eastern frontier of Alabama where the long occupancy of the Creek…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Glennville – a history of the people of by-gone days with pictures of some of their houses

GLENNVILLE, ALABAMA (Transcribed From Smartt, Eugenia Persons..History of Eufaula, Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.: Roberts & Son, printers, 1930, c1933. - Some of the homes mentioned…