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Many Alabama colonial ancestors embraced the Quaker faith and were persecuted for their beliefs

Faith and Courage: 2nd Edition -presents the religious persecution of Quakers in Pre-Revolutionary War days of America intertwined with a love story. The characters…

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The last major battle fought on Alabama soil with the Native Americans was near Midway in present-day Bullock County, Alabama

The area which makes up Bullock County, Alabama belonged to the Creek Indians until the treaty of Fort Jackson ceded the western half of…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chapter 13 – Prices paid for Native American land

Photograph Mardis-House-U.S.-Highway-231-Talladega Alex-Bush-Photographer-February-4-1937 (Library of Congress) PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver CHAPTER XIII Probably it will be a matter…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Longest period of peace with Indians before 1812 occurred when a member of George Washington’s staff was Indian agent

[Col. Hawkins, a member of President George Washington's staff and aristocrat, held the longest period of peace with the Creek Indians prior to 1812.…

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A description of the Surrender of Creek Chief William Weatherford written in 1898

SURRENDER OF WEATHERFORD By William Gates Orr,1 of Okolona, Miss. (Transcription from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society, Volume 2, 1898) Okolona, Miss., Feby. 22, 1893. Mr. H. S. Halbert,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – A historic ghost town in Mississippi was once a prospering town in Marion County in Alabama

Artifacts date back to 600 B. C. The ghost town of Cotton Gin Port in Monroe County, Mississippi was once part of Marion County…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -An ancient lost Native American town Abihka [see pics & films] in Alabama has close ties to Henryetta, Oklahoma

Abihka was one of the four mother towns of the Muscogee Creek Confederacy. The Abihka were the remnants of the 16th century "Chiefdom of…