Tag Archives: Alabama

Carrollton Courthouse

Title: Carrollton Courthouse Category: Legend, Ghost-Story Informant: Evan A. Lewis Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 80s Occupation: Retired— Radio Broadcaster, Laundry Mat Owner, Koren War Vet, etc. Residence: 5031 Mead Drive/ Doylestown PA, 18902 (Suburban Home) Date of Collection: 4/08/18 Description: Henry Wells was a former slave released from bonds immediately following the outcome of… Continue Reading »

One Way to Scratch an Itch

My maternal grandpa was from the poorest part of Birmingham, Alabama. His birth father died in a dynamite factory explosion when he was two years old, and his mother remarried a few years after that. Even with a new man, their family was poorer than poor. Some winters, they’d resort to eating shoe leather out of desperate hunger…. Continue Reading »

Alabama Football

The Elephant Story  and University of Alabama Football College Football in the south is quite the phenomenon and Alabama has always had a relationship with elephants.  It happened during a football game and the story was one my grandfather told me as a little girl.  Growing up in Alabama we cheered for Alabama , the… Continue Reading »