Tag: Mobile County

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PATRON+ The oldest surveying monument in the SE is in Mobile County

ELLICOTT'S STONE There is a historical marker East of Hwy 43 and south of Bucks, Alabama in Mobile County that is the "oldest historical…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Biography: John Gallagher (ca. 1796 -1839) Lawrence & Mobile Counties

This biography is included in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-so-Notable  Alabama Pioneers Volume I   JOHN GALLAGHER BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (ca. 1796- 1839) Lawrence…