Tag: Chilton County


PATRON – 1921 news from Thorsby, Alabama includes participants in debate from Helen Kellar Society

(Excerpt from The Central Alabama Independent Advertiser and the Union-Banner, Clanton, Alabama, May 1921) THORSBY NEWS Miss Naemi Turnquist, Reporter "SOME BALL GAME" Friday…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Did you know there was a Scandinavian immigration to Chilton County, Alabama? [film, photographs]

{Thorsby was founded by Swedes in the late 1800s and was established as a Scandinavian Colony in the South. This year's celebration will feature…