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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Early Maysville Alabama

Early Maysville Alabama

"...The 16th section in the vicinity of Maysville was not sold until the 1850's. In fact, Maysville had only started to flourish around 1838, when "a tanyard and store were put up at Maysville and several houses were built south of the 16th section."5 Taking advan­tage of the potential lucrative opportunities, William Stewart, and others, began operating various businesses in the area by 1840.6 on January 30, 1852, Maysville, whose limits included the southwest corner of the 16th section, was formally incorporated with ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: huntsvillehistorycollection.org ξ

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