Apr 10, 2019
Brierfield, Alabama was once a booming mining town, on the Southern Railway in the eastern part of Bibb County. Now it is a beautiful State Park south of Birmingham with a lot of history.
Mar 23, 2019
On Monday morning, all five defendants came to the fence of one of Bryars’s lots, which was near the road leading from, and about one hundred yards from his house. All of them were mounted except one, and all armed with guns, and were first outside of the fence, opposite said Green B. Bryars, who stood by his plow,...
Mar 19, 2019
On March 21, 1932, Marion, Alabama was the first town struck in one of the most destructive series of tornadoes to wreak havoc across seven states and was hit twice in the same day. From this point at least a dozen vicious twisters ravaged the tornado belt, as they moved northeast toward Georgia and then splayed out...
Mar 16, 2019
In Colbert County, there is a place called the Stanfield-Worley Bluff Shelter that excited archaeologists throughout the world around 1961 when charcoal from campfires found there was believed to provide proof that Stone Age men roamed Alabama 10,000 years and more ago.
Mar 12, 2019
In 1810, a band of Americans, calling themselves patriots who had suffered cruelty at the hands of the Spaniards, organized, fought and made a Declaration of Independence and took steps to establish an independent government of the United States.