Colony Alabama Colony Alabama was originally settled after the Civil War during the Reconstruction and emancipation, or freedom of slaves. It is Cullman’s County’s only majority African American community and was a safe haven in the early days for African Americans in the Deep South. Colony was a farming community and was incorporated in 1981. […]
Early Privations and Struggles – Unparalleled Difficulties – Scarcity of Shoes – Undaunted Heroism – Meagreness of Blacksmith Facilities – Joshua Betts – A Barefooted Population – Scarcity of Grist Mills – Georgia Currency, & etc.