Brookside Alabama

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Brookside was once a a thriving mining town but its coal driven economy crashed in the 1920’s forcing the local mining company to close its doors. The This town really believes in canoeing as a recreational sport even owning the Five Mile Creek Canoe and Company. Between 1910 and 1920, mining operations jumped around to several seams and the number of miners fluctuated between a low of 54 in 1910 and a high of over 600 in 1914.

Winfield Alabama

Winfield Alabama is a small city situated in Northwest Alabama 26 miles east of the Mississippi state line. It lies in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountain range in Marion and Fayette counties. Mule Day is hosted on the fourth Saturday in September each year, and has been termed “One of the top 20 events in the Southeast” by Travel and Tourism magazine.

Evergreen Alabama

Evergreen Alabama

Evergreen, Alabama is a quiet southern town about halfway between Mobile and Montgomery just off Interstate 65. Evergreen became the county seat in 1866 after the previous seat, Sparta, was burned in a federal raid during the Civil War and because Evergreen was more centrally located in the county.

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Addison Alabama Population: 749 Addison is a town in Winston County. It incorporated in December 1949. At the 2010 U.S. Census, it had a population of 758, up from 723 in 2000. As of the 2010 Census Addison had a population of 757. The population was 99.1% white, 0.1% black or African American, 0.1% Asian, […]

Kellyton Alabama

Kellyton Alabama Kellyton is an incorporated town in Coosa County, Alabama, United States. It had a population of 217 as of the 2010 census.The town is part of the Talladega-Sylacauga Micropolitan Statistical Area. Kellyton was previously listed in the 1920 and 1930 U.S. Censuses as an incorporated community. It did not appear again on the […]

Avon Alabama

Avon Alabama Avon is a town in Houston County. It incorporated in January 1957. As of the 2010 census, the population of the town was 543, its highest to date, up from 466 in 2000. Avon is located near the geographic center of Houston County U.S. Route 84 passes through Avon, leading west 7 miles […]

Forest Home Alabama

Forest Home Alabama

Forest Home Alabama Forest Home is an unincorporated small community located on County Road 7 in northwestern Butler County, Alabama.  Forest Home Alabama History The Butler Massacre – Forest Home, AL in Alabama Historical Markers N 31° 50.308 W 086° 52.949 16R E 511119 N 3522537 Quick Description: Replacement marker describing the history of the naming […]

Perote Alabama

Confederate Soldiers of the Perote Guards Posing With an Artillery Piece in the Perote Sand Batteries Near Mobile, Alabama (1861)

The Perote Guards were organized in 1859 in Perote, presently in Bullock County, Alabama. The first Captain was George William Dawson. They were sent to Pensacola, Florida, where they became Company D of the 1st Alabama Infantry Regiment. The 1st Alabama Infantry surrendered on April 7, 1862, at Island No. 10.

Mooresville Alabama

Post office in Mooresville, Alabama, United States. This building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing property in the Mooresville Historic District.

Mooresville Alabama is home to two historic churches, including the old white clapboard Church of Christ where President James A. Garfield once preached. The Brick Church, the Post Office, and the Stagecoach Inn and Tavern are maintained by the town’s residents in an effort to preserve some pieces of history. Often referred to as “Alabama’s Williamsburg,” the entire town of Mooresville is now included in the current listings of the National Register of Historic Places.