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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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PATRON + Luverne, the county seat of Crenshaw County, Alabama was once part of the Cody plantation

Early CRENSHAW COUNTY ALABAMA Crenshaw County was created by the legislature, November 24, 1866 out of Butler, Coffee, Covington, Pike and Lowndes Counties. It…

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PATRON + The south is known for front porches, but Brantley, Alabama has been dubbed “the front porch capital of the south”

Brantley was established on 40 acres of property purchased from Thomas H. Wyatt by the Brantley Land Company. It was first called Sasserville, then…

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PATRON – Alabama Governor’s daughter marries a Canadian, Candidates & other local Crenshaw County news in 1908

(Excerpt transcribed from Crenshaw County News, Luverne, Alabama January 16, 1908) ALABAMA CULLINGS Governor's Daughter Weds Miss Catherine Comer, daughter of Governor and Mrs.…