Yuchi Gold Of Paint Rock Alabama
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Alabama Treasure Legends
Paint Rock Alabama was first inhabited by Indians, then the white settlers came. One of Alabama's most famous lost gold stories is the Yuchi Gold of Paint Rock Valley.
Gold In Alabama
Gold Locations In Alabama
The first major gold strike in Alabama occurred in 1830 at Blue Creek (Ripatoe Placer), a creek on Lake Mitchell near Clanton, Alabama, and Chestnut Creek, and significant gold discoveries continued throughout the coming years. Gold has been found throughout Talladega, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Coosa, Clay, Chilton, Elmore, Cleburne, and Randolph Counties.Gold is still being found in Alabama, mostly in the form of lode gold mining, also called hard rock mining and placer gold found in soils and gravel.
Gold in Alabama
Gold is found primarily in the gold belt of Alabama which covers an area 60 miles wide and 100 miles long. Alabama Gold has been mined from both placer and lode sources.
MELVIN’S ALABAMA HISTORY Introduction Melvins Alabama History with Melvin Cane (alias) has been a popular topic of discussion among his relatives for over a hundred years. Melvin was born in north Alabama in 1890 and the family discussions started when Melvin first walked off the family farm around the turn of the century. Melvin was seldom […]
Sheriff Mac: Day One “I think Raven has his own ways of passing on information; he does it in a casual but informative manner. He chooses his words in such a way that anyone familiar with the topic of conversation would understand what he is saying between the lines. To anyone else, it sounds like […]
JOHN HOLLIS BANKHEAD
John Hollis Bankhead was born on his father's farm in Marion (now Lamar) County on September 13, 1842. He was educated in the country schools of his native county and with this meager scholastic preparation became a man of solid and practical learning.
Wison Pickett was born on March 18, 1941 in Prattville, Alabama. He sang American R&B, soul and rock and roll.
The Notorious Outlaw and Murderer, "Bart" Thrasher
Blood At A Dance - Father Of Desperado Shot
Transcribed from: The Daily Mercury
July 23, 1890
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22. Friday night Detective W. B. Morgan and Policeman Patton, of Birmingham, went to Bibb County to capture Bart Thrasher, a noted escaped convict and murderer.
Fort Conde, located in Mobile, Alabama, United States is a reconstruction, at 4/5 scale, as a third of the original 1720s French Fort Condé at the site.
Water World Dothan
RIP TIDE WAVE POOL
450,000 gallons of sparkling clear water that bursts into 3-foot waves every 10 minutes.
Spring Valley Beach
Spring Valley Beach Waterpark is a family owned and operated waterpark located in Blountsville, Alabama.
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