Tag: Walker County

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Wonderful pictures and films from 1930s of Carbon Hill in Walker County, Alabama

Carbon Hill is located in the northwestern part of Walker County, Alabama about 15 miles west of Jasper. It was settled in 1886 and…

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Biography: William Brockman Bankhead born April 12, 1874 – greeted the King & Queen on 1st visit of monarch to United States

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM BROCKMAN BANKHEAD BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1874 - 1940) Lamar, Madison County, Walker County, Alabama William Brockman Bankhead was born on his…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: It starts in Newfoundland but ends up in McCalla, Alabama – but few people know about it

The Mountain Stops Here by Shannon Hollon Many folks in the hamlet of McCalla Alabama don't know that the Appalachian mountains ends in their…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Cattle thief, Intelligent farmer, Eccentric lawyers, and a General who opposed secession represented Walker County, Alabama

Early Representatives of Walker County, Alabama (from FIFTY-FIVE YEARS IN WEST ALABAMA printed in the Tuscaloosa Gazette August 12, 1886) by Hon. E. A.…

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Biography: John Hollis Bankhead born September 13, 1842 – photographs

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer Happy Birthday! JOHN HOLLIS BANKHEAD,SR. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1842-1920) Fayette, Marion, Lamar…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Walker County, [historic pictures] the home of C. J. Harris, a finalist in American Idol 2014 & the Music Park

Old York USA Heritage & Music Park  C. J. Harris, one of three finalists from Alabama on American Idol, in 2014, brought considerable attention…