The first newspaper was produced in 1811 at Mobile Alabama.
It was called the Mobile Centinel and was published at Fort Stoddert just before the War of 1812.
In all, over 2300 newspapers have been published in Alabama under different titles.
The Birmingham Post-Herald was a daily newspaper in Birmingham, Alabama, with roots dating back to 1850, before the founding of Birmingham.
The final edition was published on September 23, 2005.
In its last full year, its average daily circulation was 7,544, down from 8,948 the previous year.
The early years of the newspaper were marked by frequent changes of name and ownership. You will find over 500 Alabama newspapers are online at Newspapers.
Unfortunately, they have the largest collection available online, dwarfing the available free Alabama newspapers online.
In the 1860s, Cantley sold the weekly paper to Henry A.
In 1871, the year that the new industrial center of Birmingham was incorporated, Hale sold the business to R.
Henley renamed the paper the Birmingham Sun and published it himself for the first six months, before selling it to Thomas McLaughlin and James Matthews, who again changed the name to The Jefferson Independent.
The Independent lasted for two years before it was bought by Willis Roberts and Frank M.
Grace, who again changed the name, this time to The Weekly Iron Age.
In 1881, the paper again changed hands.
The new owners, W.