Tag: Monroe County

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Samuel Forwood – Part III – a true pioneer of Alabama born 1799 – written by him

PART III HARFORD DEMOCRAT BEL AIR, MARYLAND. Friday Morning, May 11th , 1888. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF SAMUEL FORWOOD A Native of Harford County,…

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BIOGRAPHY: Frederick Forney Foscue (September 11, 1819 – March 3, 1906)

FREDERICK FORNEY FOSCUE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (September 11, 1819 - March 3, 1906) Virginia, Texas, and Coosa, Marengo, Monroe Counties, Alabama (Excerpt from History…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[film & old pictures] Can you believe the Masonic building where the Marquis de Lafayette was hosted in 1825 is still standing?

Below is the monument about Lafayette's visit at Claiborne, Alabama in 1825 (Carol Highsmith 2010 Library of Congress) Words on the monument state: Piache, an Indian…