Category: History

Madison County at work

The Southern United States have consisted of, largely, rural communities for the greater part of American History. In the early 20th Century (from 1900-1960) the most common professions included farmers and merchants. Popular small businesses included drug stores, merchandise stores and gas stations. The agricultural landscape was limitless, with farmers producing everything from watermelons to…

Way Back When

Jul 3, 1953 Ivey’s F-R-M Feed Store, owned by Henry N Ivey, opened this week in the building formerly occupied by the Farmers Mutual exchange of Madison. Miss Clara Nell Wells, popular bride elect whose marriage was a lovely June event was feted prior to her wedding with numerous lovely parties including a morning party…

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