Tag: TUSCALOOSA COUNTY

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PATRON – Robbers, Auto theft & more took place in Northport in 1937

This article and more abstracts are available in the Book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume X Scroll to the bottom to see Table of Contents…

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PATRON – Greenwood Cemetery is one of the oldest in Tuscaloosa, Alabama – these inscriptions includes many notes about early pioneers of Tuscaloosa

GREENWOOD CEMETERY, TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA  (Transcriptions below are from - The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 04, No. 04, Winter Issue 1942) Greenwood cemetery located in…

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PATRON – These Evergreen Cemetery Inscriptions Before 1942 included many famous people in early Alabama

 These inscriptions and more can be found in the book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume IV Evergreen Cemetery Inscriptions Before 1942 HISTORIC EVERGREEN CEMETERY, TUSCALOOSA,…

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Taylorville, Alabama near Tuscaloosa was the home of an outstanding Academy before the Civil War

Scroll down to read story COLUMBIAN INSTITUTE By Levin Vinson Rosser1 of Carrollton (Transcribed article from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society, Volume 2,…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST Newtown, Tuscaloosa, Alabama was nearly wiped off the map by a tornado in the early history

The Beginning of Tuscaloosa (Partial transcription of a history of Tuscaloosa written by an older resident, Ben A. Green, in 1931 who was the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST Mysterious, haunted mansion [pics and films] in Tuscaloosa has many historical connections

The beautiful Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is filled with mysteries such as a door that leads nowhere, deep underground tunnels, 2-foot…

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PATRON – News from August 27, 1911 – University of Alabama enrolls 400, Alabama fair, Y. M. C. A. and party in Pensacola

New from Tuscaloosa News August 27, 1911 ENROLLMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY WILL SHOW INCREASE J. C. Persons, bursar-registrar of the University of Alabama returned…

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PATRON+ Would you travel 1000 miles on horseback to attend the University of Alabama? This 14-year-old boy did

JOHN MURRAY FORBES'S HORSEBACK TRIP TO ALABAMA IN 1831. By Thomas Semmes Forbes, Birmingham Originally written ca 1904 (Transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama…