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Recipes: Do you still can jam and jelly?

I remember the days when my grandmother and mother would make jelly. It was an all day process but there was always wonderful aromas coming from the kitchen. We also had the best tasting jelly and jam to put on … Read More

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Lost & Forgotten Stories of Alabama

Did you know that we have stories from this website plus additional previously unknown stories now in soft cover and Ebook form? Thanks to your support, the first book,  ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS – Exploration – A collection of lost & forgotten stories of Alabama, was … Read More

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Have you ever heard of the strange story of Hazel the Mummy?

Hazel Farris b.1880 in Louisville Ky is one of the  most notorious female outlaws of the early 1900s and Alabama history. After a night of drinking and a argument over a new hat she shot her husband dead and also … Read More

About Shannon Hollon

Shannon Hollon lives in McCalla Alabama graduated from McAdory High School and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Served 9 years in the US Navy Seabees with one tour in Afghanistan.Currently employed with US Steel and serving on the board of directors for the West Jefferson County Historical Society. http://wjchs.com/

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