Tag: weather


PATRON – Newspaper abstracts from Bibb Blade Jan 14, 1885 – Destructive storm – Immense loss of property

(From the Bibb Blade, Bibb County, Alabama Jan 14, 1885 -transcribed in the Cahaba Journal Vol I) THE STORM SUNDAY NIGHT Immense Loss of…

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Anne Newport Royall – the tornado of 1822, cure snake bite, politics & the day all the citizens of Huntsville fled town

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was by some accounts the first professional woman journalist in the United States. When her…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Amazing find – 1932 film of the Alabama aftermath of the massive tornado outbreak that killed possibly 300 people in Alabama on March 21, 1932

NOTE: The 1932 film includes a graphic scene of recovering a body so please do not view it if you are sensitive to such…