Louisiana Purchase

U.S. Map showing extent of land acquired through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. The purchase brought into the United States about 828,000,000 square miles of territory from France.

GHOST TOWNS OF ALABAMA

Ghost towns in Alabama are a popular subject for more reasons than you may think. For instance, it is often required that we survey an abandoned property or ghost town in order to recreate a past event in order to help determine if the event could have actually occured as described in old newspaper articles or testimony of witnesses.

Alabama Treasure Map

Alabama Treasure Map

Alabama treasure map marks the approximate location of the treasures legends researched. Keep in mind that most, if not all, of these legends and tales of burried treasure are nothing more than legend without any hard evidence whatsoever.

Chambers County Alabama Map

CHAMBERS COUNTY ALABAMA

During the Civil War, the Confederacy constructed Fort Tyler in Chambers County to protect the railroad bridge, wagon bridge, and Confederate supplies in the city of West Point, Georgia, just over the county line. Union forces seized the fort and destroyed the railroad during the Battle of West Point, one of the last battles of the war.

Calhoun County Alabama Map

CALHOUN COUNTY ALABAMA

Calhoun County Alabama
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Calhoun County is a county in the east central part of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 118,572. Its county seat is Anniston. Calhoun County is home to two major military installations, the now-decommissioned Fort McClellan and Anniston Army Depot.  
Calhoun County Alabama History
During the territorial period, the county was home to the Creek and Cherokee Indians. In 1813, the county was the site of one of the first battles of the Creek War of 1813-1814 when Gen. Andrew Jackson ordered Gen. John Coffee to destroy the Creek town of Tallasseehatchee, located in the present-day community of Alexandria.

Blount County Alabama Map

BLOUNT COUNTY ALABAMA

This county was formed in 1818, and named in honor of Governor Wm. G. Blount, of Tennessee. It is noted for the abundance of its minerals, the diversity of its soils, the variety of its productions, and mineral waters. In its progress, it is keeping pace with the surrounding counties, and is ranked among the best in the State. Its area is 700 square miles.

Choctaw County Alabama Map

CHOCTAW COUNTY ALABAMA

Choctaw County Alabama
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Choctaw County Alabama’s population is 13,859. Its county seat is Butler, Alabama. The county was established on December 29, 1847 and named for the Choctaw tribe of American Indians. Choctaw County Alabama History
Most of the early pioneers of Choctaw County were farmers from North and South Carolina. Choctaw County was created by an act of the Alabama State Legislature on December 29, 1847, from land formerly within the Choctaw Nation.