Days Gone By - stories from the past

Bryce Hospital in Tuscaloosa was built at the beginning of the Civil War

"The Alabama Insane Hospital was established by the legislature on February 6, 1952.  Built in Tuscaloosa, it received its first patient in 1861, with…


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…

Genealogy Information

These transcriptions of tombstones in two old cemeteries located in Tuscaloosa reveal some early pioneers relations

CEMETERY NEAR LAKE LORRAINE AND ROBERTSON CEMETERY IN NORTHPORT, ALABAMA (Transcribed from - The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 04, No. 04, Winter Issue 1942)…