Birmingham, Missouri

I hinted yesterday that I might write about the Birmingham mentioned in the title of that story.  I will keep my promise.  Today, I will attempt to tell what little we know about a place that once existed on maps called Birmingham, Missouri.  Most of the information I have today is from a piece of … More Birmingham, Missouri

Mississippi Marriage Misfortune: Tragedy at Tower Rock

A fascinating story took place on April 9th in East Perry County, and the characters in the story had absolutely nothing to do with the Lutheran immigration.  However, its timing came awfully close to corresponding with the arrival of the German Lutherans into Perry County.  It took place in 1839. According to Zion on the … More Mississippi Marriage Misfortune: Tragedy at Tower Rock