Tag: Marion County

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PATRON + The city of Hamilton in Marion County, Alabama was first known as Toll Gate & was site of the first toll road

Hamilton is located in the center of Marion County along Andrew Jackson's Military Road which was carved out of the wilds of Alabama by…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – A historic ghost town in Mississippi was once a prospering town in Marion County in Alabama

Artifacts date back to 600 B. C. The ghost town of Cotton Gin Port in Monroe County, Mississippi was once part of Marion County…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama was once called Allen’s Factory – Here is why

Before 1861, Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama was known as Allen's Factory. It was named for the first settlers of that name who built…

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Biography: John Hollis Bankhead born September 13, 1842 – photographs

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer Happy Birthday! JOHN HOLLIS BANKHEAD,SR. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1842-1920) Fayette, Marion, Lamar…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Hackleburg was almost leveled by tornadoes twice, but both times the citizens built back

In 2007, Hackleburg was named the “Best Small Town in America” by Country Music Television and it is probably for good reason. The citizens…