Lincoln Alabama

Lincoln Alabama

The Talladega Superspeedway, the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and the Talladega Municipal Airport are all located in Lincoln.

Fairfield Alabama

Fairfield Alabama is a city in western Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Birmingham metropolitan area and is located southeast of Pleasant Grove.

Sylacauga Alabama

The city’s name, however, can be traced to a group of Shawnee warriors who came south from Ohio in 1748 and established the town of Chalakagay. Over time, the name evolved to Souillacouga and then to Syllacoga by 1838. It became Sylacauga in 1887.

Dauphin Island Alabama During the Civil War

Obtained from Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. These documents are the correspondence of Union Naval Officers that fully detail their part in the area of Dauphin Island During the Civil War.

Albertville Alabama

Albertville is a city in Marshall County. Albertville, nicknamed “Fire Hydrant Capital of the World,” is the largest city in Marshall County of North Alabama. … The City of Albertville was first settled around 1850. On January 13, 1860, the first post office was established here. On February 18, 1891, Albertville was officially incorporated as a city of Alabama.

Clanton Alabama

CLANTON ALABAMA

Clanton, Alabama was founded by Alfred Baker in 1868, when Chilton County was formed. Prior to establishment in 1868, the Town of Clanton was known as the community of “Goose Pond”. Baker County was renamed to Chilton County and the community of “Goose Pond” became the Town of Clanton.
Clanton was named in honor of General James H. Clanton, a brigadier in the Confederate States Army, and was incorporated on April 23, 1873. Baker was also elected first mayor of the town.

Lanett Alabama

Located on Alabama-Georgia border, it was site of one of last Civil War battles (April 16, 1865) to take place east of Mississippi.

On April 16, 1865, Union troops attacked the earthen fort in West Point, Georgia. Many soldiers lost their lives that day, unaware that Lee had surrendered to Grant seven days prior. Fort Tyler was the last Confederate fort captured by the Union, giving it the distinction, “Last Fort to Fall.”

Gaylesville Alabama

 The Gaylesville Alabama area was settled in the early 1830s, just before the removal of the Cherokee Indians. It was known originally as Sulphur Springs Alabama.