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Biography: Thomas Pinckney Johnston born Aug. 19, 1869 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! THOMAS PINCKNEY JOHNSTON BIOGRAHPY and GENEALOGY (1869-1926) Coosa, Elmore and Talladega County, Alabama Thomas Pinckney Johnston was a popular mayor of the…

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Elmore County, Alabama [film and photographs] was home to many Native American towns

Update: Next Fort Toulouse - Fort Jackson frontier days are on November 7, 2018 - Mark your calendar. Elmore County created 1866 Elmore County…

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SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: Hotel Talisi – Fire may destroy buildings but it does not destroy our memories of this great place

NOT ALL THERE IS TO A FIRE by Inez McCollum It was with sadness that I read an article about the Hotel Talisi in…

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An asteroid the size of a stadium, with a blast 175,000 times greater than Hiroshima hit Wetumpka, Alabama

Did you know that an asteroid which was probably the size of the Auburn University football stadium, traveling at 12 miles per second, hit…

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This article from 1861 describes what volunteers for service in the Confederacy had to furnish from home

During the War Between the States, men who volunteered for service from the South had to furnish their own clothing and equipment while in…