Tag: Pickens County

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PATRON – Slaves for sale and new grocery open in Pickens County in 1855

Slaves for sale and new grocery open in Pickens County in 1855 (CONTINUED BELOW) (Extract from Pickens County Herald and West Alabamian (Carrollton, Alabama…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

On September 30, 1945: Aliceville Camp, a prisoner-of-war camp in Pickens County for members of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel’s Africa Korps, was deactivated.[pics & film]

In 1940, Aliceville in Pickens County, Alabama was an isolated, rural small town with a population of around 2,000 located in West Central Alabama.…