Tag: MONTGOMERY COUNTY

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PATRON – Read about the beginning of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama

Excerpt from The Cyclopedia of the Colored Baptists of Alabama – Their Leaders and Their Work copyright 1896 – NOTE: This book contains many…

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On May 25 the first-night airplane flight in the world took place in Alabama [see the vintage film]

On May 25, 1910,  the first-ever night-time airplane flight was made at Orville Wright's flying school near Montgomery, Alabama. Glinting now and then in the moonlight…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – The old Pickett House of Albert J. Pickett is home to the Montgomery County Historical Society

THE OLD PICKETT HOUSE BY MAUD MARTIN BUTLER (This article was printed in The Alabama Historical Quarterly 1930) The old "Pickett House" standing on…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Simpson Manuscript – The Legislature donated the Old Capitol building to the State University in Tuscaloosa.

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Simpson Manuscript – Deed from the city of Montgomery and plans for new Capitol building to be built in Montgomery

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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PATRON + Clippings 1945 – Names Patterson, Thomason, Marvin, Johns, Arnold & Lacey

From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 EIGHT GENERATIONS OF ARNOLDS EIGHT GENERATIONS OF ARNOLDS

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Simpson Manuscript – There was once a question of rebuilding the capitol building in Montgomery after the disastrous fire.

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…