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Gen. Bedford Forrest was involved with the railroad in Greensboro, Alabama after the Civil War

Gen. Bedford Forrest was involved with the railroad in Greensboro, Alabama after the Civil War RAILROADS1 There has been but one railroad in Greensboro…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Do you know which school [click to see films & pics] in Alabama still exists after four moves, two fires, the Civil War, and a name change?

Founded in 1833, on a farm near Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama. The College was first opened in 1833 as a manual labor institution as a…

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PATRON – Morrisette or Morrisett Family of Perry, Hale, Marengo, Montgomery Counties, Alabama & Washington and Enterprise, Arkansas

This article and more abstracts are available in the Book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume II- Scroll to bottom to see Table of Contents of…

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PATRON + First ribbon cane molasses, cherted road and cotton mill were started by these men in Greensboro, Alabama

Firsts in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama1 Ribbon Cane The first genuine ribbon (or sugar) cane ever successfully planted in Hale county was cultivated seven miles…

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PATRON + Did you know that in 1869 there was a dramatic club made up of only men in Greensboro, Alabama?

The Greensboro Dramatic Association1 (This transcribed article was published in 1908) Nearly forty years ago—to be exact, in 1869—there existed in Greensboro an organization known as “The…