Tag: Etowah County

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PATRON + Alabama Power Company – origins date back to experiments in Attalla

The origins of Alabama Power Company can be traced to Attalla. The first electric generator operated by water was built in September 1882, at…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Gadsden – City of Champions was an exciting place Christmas of 1940- [vintage photos from Christmas 1940 & film]

The first substantial white settlement in what is now Gadsden was a village called "Double Springs".This was begun by a mixed American Indian and…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Robert Haden Abercrombie born September 11, 1837 – photograph

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer Happy Birthday! ROBERT HADEN ABERCROMBIE (1837-1891) Macon  and Etowah County, Alabama   …

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Extreme Kayakers test their fate & the reason for the Masonic Monument at Noccalula Falls is unveiled

Some extreme kayakers tested their fate in the video below in 2011 when they went over the 90-foot waterfall in their kayaks. I wonder if they saw…