Tag: DALLAS COUNTY

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Isaac Newton Brazeale born April 4, 1831- photograph

Happy Birthday! ISAAC NEWTON BRAZEALE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1831-1913) Dallas, Jefferson, Shelby, Etowah County, Alabama Isaac Newton Brazeale was a well and favorably known…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

BIOGRAPHY: Elisha Wilson Holland born November 30, 1844 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ELISHA WILSON HOLLAND BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1844-1929) Shelby County, Alabama   A well-known citizen of Shelby County was Elisha Wilson Holland, a member of…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – A true ghost story from Marion Junction in Dallas County, Alabama that made it all the way to Philadelphia in 1892

Have you ever heard of the ghost who pulled his coffin in Marion Junction, Alabama? This story involved many respectable, local citizens of the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Kathryn Tucker Windham [film] tells the ghost story of John Parkman who haunts beautiful Sturdivant Hall in Selma, Alabama

[Do you love ghost stories and tall tales. This tall tale about Sturdivant Hall is told in a film by the late but great…

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BIOGRAPHY: Truman Heminway Aldrich born October 17, 1848 – photograph

Happy Birthday! TRUMAN HEMINWAY ALDRICH BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1848-1932) SHELBY, JEFFERSON, DALLAS COUNTY   Truman Heminway Aldrich was a mining engineer in Alabama. He…

News - from the past & the present

Actual newspaper account of a sad tragedy in Selma between two well-known families published on July 4, 1877

(This is the actual 1877 newspaper account of a murder that took place between two respected families in Selma, Alabama. What a tragedy over…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[Film & picutures of ] Dallas County, Alabama has over 1250 historic structures listed on the state and national historic registers

Selma in Dallas County, Alabama is well-known for it's history as a center for civil-rights struggles, but Dallas County also plays an integral part…