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News - from the past & the present

Julia Tutwiler, born August 15, 1841, was a woman with progressive ideas for the time

On March 31, 1916, Julia Strudwick Tutwiler's death was reported in the Florence Times. Julia Sturdwick Tutwiler died on March 24, 1916, in Birmingham,…

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PATRON – Old Greensboro Female Academy in Alabama had many excellent female graduates, including a popular author

OLD GREENSBORO FEMALE ACADEMY1 Published 1908 In December, 1839, a meeting was held in the Greensboro Lyceum (in Hale County, Alabama) by the subscribers…

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PATRON – Did you know that the Daughters of the American Revolution in Alabama established a school in 1924 in Grant, Alabama that still exists?

PATRON - Did you know that the Daughters of the American Revolution in Alabama established a school in 1924 in Grant, Alabama that still…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Summerfield – Beautiful, rare [film, photographs & story] of a forgotten college and community in Alabama

Summerfield had many grand houses and a beautiful college in pre-Civil War, Alabama.  Denominational college for boys and girls in pre-Civil War, Alabama The…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Brig. Gen. William Flank Perry born March 12, 1823 – photograph

This biography is included in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-so-Notable  Alabama Pioneers Volume I   BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM FLANK PERRY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY(1823 -…

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PATRON + Would you travel 1000 miles on horseback to attend the University of Alabama? This 14-year-old boy did

JOHN MURRAY FORBES'S HORSEBACK TRIP TO ALABAMA IN 1831. By Thomas Semmes Forbes, Birmingham Originally written ca 1904 (Transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama…