Tag: JEFFERSON COUNTY

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Happy Birthday Rickwood! – the oldest standing baseball stadium in the nation

RICKWOOD FIELD – THE OLDEST STANDING BASEBALL STADIUM IN THE NATION HAS A BIRTHDAY ON AUGUST 18TH Thanks to A. H. "Rick" Woodward, Birmingham,…

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The University of Alabama was struggling to exist on February 12, 1874 when the first ed. of Birmingham Iron Age was published

The first edition of the Birmingham Iron Age was published in Birmingham, Alabama on February 12, 1874. A subscription cost $2.00 for a year,…

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…