Tag: DeKalb County


PATRON + Battelle, now a ghost town in Alabama, had a furnace that was moved to India in 1917

Battelle is now a privately owned ghost town in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States, but on "Thursday evening, November 25th, 1915, Battelle had on…


PATRON – Fort Payne is one of the few forts used to intern Cherokees in 1838 prior to their removal of which surface ruins can still be seen

Did you know that the city of Fort Payne, Alabama had its beginning as a frontier fort that was connected to the Trail of…

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Biography: Jasper Newton Campbell born in 1836 – Rather do this job than be president of the United States

Jasper Newton Campbell loved his job by Shannon Hollon My GGGgrandfather was Jasper Newton Campbell (1836-1911).  He was born in Dekalb County. In 1859…