In September, 1989, novelist and historian Dr. Clive Cussler attempted to find the wreck of the Bellone. His team did locate what could be the remains of the wreck but did not attempt any salvage operations.Continue reading
Gantts Quarry, in Talladega County, was incorporated in 1910 after the discovery of white marble by Dr. Edward Gantt in 1830.Continue reading
This “Devil’s Back-bone” ridge crosses the Tallapoosa river in Sec. 32, T 21, R.22, and preserving its general characteristics in a north-easterly course, crosses the Columbus and Western Railroad at Jackson’s Gap Station; and again crosses the Tallapoosa river near the northern borders of the Horse Shoen ;bend in which is locate the old battle ground where Gen. Jackson roiuthed the Indians.Continue reading
Louina Alabama in Randolph County Alabama was settled by the Indians, pushed to Alabama by the white settlers from the overcrowded east in the 1830s. Louina’s trading post quickly became the metropolis of its day with the area producing quantities of gold. Today Louina is a ghost town.
According to tradition and folklore, the Louina area coughed up gold and silver.
Verbena Alabama developed into a popular resort location for the more affluent citizenry of Montgomery, the state’s capital, during the yellow fever outbreaks of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Continue reading
Local historians say they have heard tales about treasures hidden in flooded caves and other areas of the Shoals.Continue reading
Alabama Metal Detecting Clubs Alabama Gold Camp 1398 Co. Rd. 5Lineville AL 36266Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org CENTRAL ALABAMA ARTIFACTS SOCIETY Meets theContinue reading
Blount County contains 643 square miles. The Warrior coal field is located in Blount County. From 1818 to 1889, Blountsville served as the county seat. An election that year resulted in its transfer to Oneonta. Other towns and communities include Bangor, Blount Springs, Liberty, and Cleveland.Continue reading
Alabama Archeological InvestigationsContinue reading