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PATRON + Scraps VI -A new government was organized for Alabama

"SCRAPS" RELATING TO THE EARLY HISTORY OF LIMESTONE COUNTY By Thomas Smith Malone This excerpt has been transcribed from The Athens Post, April 11,…

News - from the past & the present

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – A lady from Birmingham became the First Lady of Costa Rica and is now living in Montgomery, Alabama

Not a Fairy Tale Does the title of this story sound like a fairy tale or too far-fetched to be true? It really happened in the…

News - from the past & the present

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -A lady from Birmingham, became the First Lady of Costa Rica and is now living in Montgomery, Alabama

Not a Fairy Tale Does the title of this story sound like a fairy tale or too far-fetched to be true? It really happened…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The 1st time nominee of the Democratic party was defeated – the winner refused to treat voters to BBQ, and other treats

[Politics in Alabama were contentious in Alabama's early days as this story reveals] (The article above has been transcribed (with spelling and grammar mistakes)…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Wonderful excerpt from journal of a pioneer Alabama governor wife’s move to the Mississippi Territory

EXCERPT FROM JOURNAL OF MRS. GOVERNOR JOHN GAYLE 1 (Mrs. Gayle, wife of John Gayle, Alabama's seventh Governor, left a journal which her descendants…