Confederate gold refers to hidden caches of gold lost after the American Civil War. Millions of dollars’ worth of gold was lost or unaccounted for after the war.Continue reading
Athens, Limestone County, Alabama.
Paranormal investigators have investigated the Athens State College campus and seem to have proof of paranormal activity.
Athens is a city in Limestone County, in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 21,897. The city is the county seat of Limestone County.Continue reading
The townpeople estimated the damage to be fifty-five thousand dollars. The resulting pillage and plunder came to be known as the Rape of Athens.Continue reading
On May 2, 1862, Athens was seized by Union forces under the command of Colonel John Basil Turchin.Continue reading
One of the best-kept secrets of the south, this 10.2 mile trail winds its way past the site of the Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle.Continue reading
The Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle, also known as the Battle of Athens, was fought near Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County, Alabama, from September 23 to 25, 1864. IContinue reading
The Veterans Museum holds a monthly “Coffee Call” the first Saturday of each month. Breakfast of biscuits and gravy, sausage, ham or bologna biscuits, pastries, fruit and juice are provided free of charge to the 140-180 who attend.Continue reading