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Many colonists escaped the Revolutionary War by settling in Alabama

Prior to 1800, many colonists loyal to the throne of Britain immigrated to north and south Alabama to escape involvement in the Revolutionary War…

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BIOGRAPHY: John Wesley Starr, Jr. – 1830 letter to father

This biography is also in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-So-Notable: Alabama Pioneers (Volume 1) and SOME SOUTHERN STARR FAMILIES Compiled Genealogy Records,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know six years before the Wright Bros. famous flight a manned glider flew 15 feet over Mobile Bay beach in Alabama?

Glider flew in 1893 over Mobile Bay beach The land around Brookley field in Mobile, Alabama has played a part in United States aviation…

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PATRON – October 1915 – news in Grand Bay of a stranger’s death, severe insect bites, a family devastated by fever, and more. . .

PATRON – October 1915 news in Grand Bay of a stranger's death, severe insect bites, a family devastated by fever, and more. . .…

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PATRON – A birth, protested baseball game, businessmen, and Lone Oak Club make the news in Grand Bay, Alabama in 1915.

(Transcribed from The Grand Bay News, Grand Bay, Alabama, October1, 1915) GRAND BAY NEWS NOTES Congratulations to our friends, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fletcher,…