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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Aaron Burr hid in Dismals Canyon in Franklin County, Alabama after killing political rival Alexander Hamilton [pictures]

Dismals Canyon is located in the town of Phil Campbell in the northwestern part of Franklin County, Alabama. Several outlaws have allegedly hidden in the canyon, including Jesse James and  Aaron Burr. Continued below…. In 1806, former vice president  Aaron Burr hid for two weeks in Dismals Canyon after killing political rival Alexander Hamilton in a […]

The early immigrants of Clarke, Washington and Baldwin counties in Alabama arrived as early as 1745 from SC and Georgia

The early immigrants of Clarke, Washington and Baldwin counties in Alabama arrived as early as 1745 from SC and Georgia Clarke, Washington and Baldwin immigrants came from South Carolina and Georgia “Meek says: “As early as the Revolution, large bodies of unfortunate adherents of the British cause had fled from South Carolina and Georgia, through the […]

[Old Film & pictures of Dallas County, Alabama has over 1250 historic structures listed on the state and national historic registers

Selma in Dallas County, Alabama is well-known for it’s history as a center for civil-rights struggles, but Dallas County also plays an integral part of the early state of Alabama since the first capital was located in Dallas County at old Cahawba. Dallas County, Alabama courthouse in 1907 Dallas County, Alabama was established by the […]