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Days Gone By - stories from the past

Have you ever heard of the town of Advance, Alabama? Could these be early pictures of Vance?

Have you ever heard of the town of Advance in Alabama?   The pictures below were taken in July 1936 of some rural grocery…

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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 + Thanks to the untiring efforts of these men the telegraph and telephone finally came to Greensboro, Alabama

PATRON + Thanks to the untiring efforts of these men the telegraph and telephone finally came to Greensboro, Alabama Communication with the outside world…

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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…