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Houston County Heritage Association


Historical Downtown Dothan Super website with lots of pictures



Dothan Area Botanical Gardens

Dothan Area Botanical Gardens
5130 Headland Avenue
Dothan, Alabama 36303
(334) 793-3224  


Landmark Park


PO Box 6362, 
Dothan, AL 36302
(334) 794-3452
fax (334) 677-7229
William Holman, Executive Director


Wiregrass Museum of Art

126 Museum Ave
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-3871


Houston Love Memorial Library

212 West Burdeshaw Street
Dothan, AL 36303


Daughters of American Colonists

Carolyn Fricke Wallace
2004 Azure Drive
Dothan AL
Music South

Music South
P.O. Box 274
Dothan, AL 36302


Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century
Marion Hall
1617 Choctaw Street
Dothan, Alabama 36303



Sons of the American Revolution

Ken Carr
Daughters of the American Revolution

Martha Smith
526 Santolina Road
Dothan, Alabama 36303


United Daughters of the Confederacy

Angela Harrell
2109 Centennial Road
Dothan, AL 36303

Sons of Confederate Veterans
Joel Ramsey

Southeast Alabama Genealogical and Historical Society

P. O. Box 246
Dothan, AL 36302-0246
334-794-8378 (Laura Galloway)

Publications: Wiregrass Roots
SEAGHS Magazine


Pike County Historical & Genealogical Society

2727 County Road 7755
Troy, AL 36081


Troy State University

Troy University-Dothan Campus
P. O. Box 8368
Dothan, AL 36304
Dr. Martin Olliff
Associate Professor, History
Phone: (334) 983-6556 ext. 327
Location: Library Technology Building, Room 231
Personal webpage:

Henry County Historical Group, Inc.

P. O. Box 222
Abbeville, AL 36310


Abbeville Memorial Library

Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama


Emma Knox Kenan Public Library


Genealogy and History;


Geneva County Alabama Historical Society, Inc.

406 South Commerce
Geneva, AL 36340


Dale County Genealogical & Historical Society

416 James Street
Ozark, AL 36360


Ozark-Dale Public Library



Pea River Historical and Genealogical Society

P. O. Box 310628
108 Main Street
Enterprise, AL 36330
Publication: Pea River Trails


Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society Inc.

3419 20th Ave
Valley, AL 36854

Publication: The Voice


Historic Chattahoochee Commission

P. O. Box 33
Eufaula, AL 36072-0033


Eufaula Heritage Association

P. O. Box 486
Eufaula, AL 36072-0486


Eufaula Carnegie Library



Barbour County Genealogy Group

Friends - Genealogy
Eufaula Carnegie Library
217 N. Eufaula Ave.
Eufaula, AL 36027


Cultural Arts Center

909 St Andrews St
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 794-0400

Ann Cotton
Executive Director 334.699.2787

Jennifer Ayers
Special Projects Coordinator 334.699.2787

Danny Lewis
National Railroad Historical Society 334.792.4979

Nikki Brown
Southeast Alabama Dance Association

Ashley Crook
Southeast Alabama Community Theater

Viki Richter
Tri-State Community Orchestra 334.585.4903

Virginia Thompson
Dothan Wiregrass Art League 334.792.9655
You are invited to publish your African American family story in the Alabama African American Heritage Book. Current residents, former residents and those with ancestors anywhere in Alabama may submit up to 500 words and one photograph for free. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2009.

The Alabama African American Heritage Book is a project of the Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society (BBAAGHS) and is published by Heritage Publishing Consultants of Clanton, AL. Please visit the BBAAGHS website for further information and to view guidelines for submitting family and topical stories, a sample family story and a pre-publication order form:

The Heritage Book Committee meets on the first Monday of each month at 4PM at First Baptist Church, 709 Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Selma, AL. The next meeting is Monday, May 5, 2008. All are welcome.

Gwen M. Holland and L. Joyce Nicoll, Co-chairs
Alabama African American Heritage Book Committee

Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc.
PO Box 971
Selma, AL 36702
History of Early Dothan by Mrs. A. D. Whiddon
Craig Remington, Head of the Cartographic Lab at the University of Alabama has a class that
locates, plots, etc. cemeteries all over the state of Alabama. They
have published a historical
atlas for Alabama and are continuously updating. They welcome error
corrections. The county
maps in this book are wonderful and the cemeteries are marked according
to status: documented,
unknown, known, found but no name, etc. These books are still
available for sale. Email
Craig at:

Heritage Book of Houston
County, Alabama
. This
is one of 67 volumes or 68 counting the master index. Alabama is the
only state that has a
county book for each of its 67 counties. Each volume has its own
index. All counties are finished; but, the master index to all 67 books. These can be purchased at:
Frank Gaines Photography in
Dothan, Alabama or from the publishing company at


The Southeast Alabama Genealogical & Historical Society (SEAGHS)has just
completed (2 year project) an
This is an
invaluable source for early Henry County and surrounds... and the old
book has never had an index.
This can be purchased by emailing: SEAGHS is completing its 25th year and publishes a quarterly called Wiregrass Roots, a benefit of membership.

Ceya Minder
SEAGHS Librarian
Dothan, Alabama

WIREGRASS ROOTS c/o - SEAGHS P.O. Box 246, Dothan, AL 36302-0246
Mrs. Sarah Fowler has just completed her new book on A WINDOW IN TIME:
The 1860 Dale
County, Alabama Census with annotations out beside most family
households. This is softbound
and may be purchased from Sarah at
The Houston County ALGenWeb site web coordinator is Gale Stafford-Wall. Many Houston families came from the neighboring counties that were divided to create Houston County so I am posting this note to the Houston, Geneva, Dale & Henry message boards.

I have communicated with many of you over the years researching my own roots in the southeast corner of Alabama. Please join me in posting available family and county information to the site. I have a new home page/index posted for the site. When I return from vacation I will continue with updating.

I am especially interested in posting the interments, maps and photos for the cemeteries, along with good directions / location information. If you can help with this, please send me an email at You will find 2 examples on the new cemetery index on the website:

If you live in the Houston County area and have access to records, indexes, etc. or would be willing to obtain information for posting, please let me know.


Slingluff United's Historical Photo
Gallery of Dothan, Alabama

Memory Hill Cemetery Dothan City Cemetery Area Cemetery records online Henry County US GenWeb (photographs and biographies)
Alabama GenWeb



Alabama Newspaper Resource Guide

A guide to locating Alabama
newspapers can be found at:





Copyright 1996  These are my own working genealogy files that I share with you.  The errors are my own.  But, perhaps they will give you a starting point.  All original writing is copyrighted.  Webmaster

Copyright 1996  These are my own working genealogy files that I share with you.  The errors are my own.  But, perhaps they will give you a starting point.  All original writing is copyrighted.  Webmaster