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Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that when the Mississippi Bubble Burst it devastated the French in Mobile, Alabama?

This story is an excerpt from the book ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Exploration: Lost & Forgotten Stories (Volume 1) Did you know that when the Mississippi…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Oliver Sturgis Beers born January 27, 1819 Revolutionary War descendant

Happy Birthday!  OLIVER STURGIS BEERS BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1819-1882) Mobile County, Alabama Oliver Sturgis Beers was born January 27, 1819, in Augusta, Georgia to…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Jeremiah Austill (b. 1794) tells where he settled in Alabama and of relationship with the Native Americans

Jeremiah Austill ((1793- 1881) was one of the participants of the famous Canoe Fight that took place in Alabama in 1813. We hear his…