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PATREON NEWS: FREE PDF book for $5+ PATRONS is now ready for downloading!

The post with the monthly(FREE) download of PDF attachment of the book, Alabama Genalogy Notes paperbacks vol 2 by Donna R. Causey has now…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Speculators and Squatters enter the Tennessee Valley around 1804

The rich lands in the Tennessee Valley were prized by speculators long before its actual settlement. When America's independence from England was declared, and…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST Huntsville pioneers settled around “The Big Spring” revealed to them by the Cherokee and Chickasaw

  Big Spring Park in Huntsville, Alabama is named after a large, underground karst spring, referred to by the indigenous Cherokee and Chickasaw as "the…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Stroll through the haunted Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama and visit the the famous people buried there

[Note - The annual Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll will take place this year October 20, 2019 from 1:30 The PODCAST was recorded at an earlier…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – She was alone in the wilderness with her seven children when she met Andrew Jackson in 1818 – guess what happened next

In 1818, before Alabama became a state, Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler in Alabama. After her husband…

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PATRON + Simpson manuscript – March 2nd, 1819, Congress passed an act admitting Alabama Territory into the Union of States.

Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing Co.,…