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Don’t miss out on the sale –Over half-price off this paperback!

Click here to see the paperback version of Alabama Footprints Confrontation is on sale for $5.49 (List price $12.97) just in time for Christmas…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Yellow Fever killed many people in Alabama – here are the years & places of most severe epidemics

YELLOW FEVER (Transcribed from: History of Alabama and dictionary of Alabama biography, Volume 2 Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen) Alabama was first visited by this…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -BIOGRAPHY: [rare 1898 video] Dr. William Crawford Gorgas born October 3, 1854 – photograph

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM CRAWFORD GORGAS BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1854-1920) Tuscaloosa, Alabama Note: Follow the linked articles to see all the other connections this…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Gunpowder explodes in warehouse at Mobile and destroys half the town. [pictures & list of wounded soldiers]

On April 12, 1865 the Civil War ended when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his command to U.S. General Ulysses S. Grant at…

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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. . .

(Transcribed from The Grand Bay News, Grand Bay, Alabama, October 1, 1915) GRAND BAY NEWS NOTES Mrs. O. C. Fletcher is visiting her brother…

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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,…

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Biography: George Marcus Cruikshank born March 15, 1852 – photograph

Happy Birthday! GEORGE MARCUS CRUIKSHANK BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (b. 1852 Kentucky, d. 9/15/1936) Talladega, Autauga, Jefferson County, Alabama George M. Cruikshank, the editor of the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama, oldest college in Alabama and oldest Catholic College in Southeast [film & pics]

SPRING HILL COLLEGE Mobile, Alabama Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama is the oldest Catholic college in the Southeast is also the third oldest…