Articles of Interest

MARSHALL COUNTY ALABAMA

HISTORY OF ITS PEOPLE, PLACES, AND EVENTS

Authors:

Whitney Snow: Assistant Professor of History at Midwestern State University, specialist in Twentieth-Century South, and author of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles

Betty Taylor: retired teacher, local historian, author, Guntersville Historical Society member and director of Marshall Co. Archives.

Macey Taylor: retired design consultant, family researcher, Marshall Co. Archives volunteer, Guntersville Historical society member.

The People:

Judges

May: The First Judge of our countyby Macey Taylor

Sheriffs:

Ferry operators:

Family:

Good-by to an Old Friend                             -by  Macey Taylor

 

Visiting Celebrities:  

Betty Marie & The Bobolinks                         -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

The other Buck Owens in Guntersville          -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Tarzan’s Cheeta appears at Arab’s Ritz        -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

DeFord Bailey visited Albertville                   -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Al “Fuzzy” St John at the Ritz in Arab            -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Reece “Goose” Tatum                                   -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

“Great Balls of Fire”                                       -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Martha Carson performed in Guntersville      -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Mildred Harris visited Guntersville                  -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

The “King of Country Music”                          -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Scufflin’ Hillbillies in Arab                                -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

When “Wild Bill Elliott” Came to Arab              -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

When actor Tim Holt came to Guntersville      -by  Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Bob McLain in Guntersville                             -by Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Louise Fletcher visits Arab                             -by Dr. Whitney A. Snow

Local Girl meets Legends                              -by Dr. Whitney A. Snow

The Houses:

Gilbreath:  The Col. Montgomery Gilbreath Houseby Macey Taylor

Griffin:       A True Southern Belle – by Macey Taylor

Culbert:     The History Of The Culbert Cabin – by Macey Taylor

The Buildings:

Banks

The Old Bank Building – By Macey Taylor

Court house

Churches

Schools        

                                                  

Events:

Fires

Storms

Trials

 

Transportation:

Ferries

Steamboats

Railroad

Bridges

Roads

Utilities:

Electricity      Out Of The Dark by Betty Taylor

Telephone 

Schools:

 

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