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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…

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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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BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY – Jeffries A. Blunt 1861 Perry and Hale Counties, Alabama

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! JEFFRIES A. BLUNT BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1861- 1942) Perry and Hale County, Alabama Jeffries A. Blunt is the Son of the late…

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

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

Communication with the outside world was slow coming in Greensboro, Alabama1 Telegraph Lines In 1869, the citizens of Greensboro donated a thousand dollars to induce…

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A Methodist church was established in Greensboro, Alabama before 1822

History of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, of Greensboro.1 (Published in 1908) The earliest records of this church were lost, and have never been in the possession of the…

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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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Magnolia Grove, Greensboro, old home of Richard Pearson Hobson of “The Sinking of the Merrimac” fame

Today Magnolia Grove, located at 1002 Hobson Street in Greensboro, Alabama is a historic site and museum located in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama that…

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The first public school in Greensboro was outside the corporate limits across Caldwell Creek

Greensboro Public School1 Published in 1908 In 1858, Miles Hassell Yerby, a graduate of the State University at Tuscaloosa, came to Greensboro and taught…

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Greensboro, Alabama never mentioned ladies in it’s early newspapers because it was not proper

NEWSPAPERS IN EARLY GREENSBORO, ALABAMA1 (Story Published in 1908) The Halcyon As early as 1824, and presumably earlier, there was a newspaper published in…