Records Dating Back More Than Two Centuries

Located in the 1927 Tennessee Valley Bank Building in the Bank Street Historical District of Decatur. Holdings total approximately 1500 cubic feet of archival and manuscript materials including the original estate and guardianship case files, birth and death ledgers, marriage records (1819-1930), tax records dating from the 1920s, County Commission records, Circuit Court records and newspapers. Genealogical materials include census, family histories and bible records. An extensive photograph collection includes images from the Civil War and copies of original photographs from the 1933 Scottsboro Boys trial in Decatur.

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Location

Nearby Points of Interest

Simp McGhee’s

Located right next door to Morgan County Archives.

Simp McGhee’s restaurant exudes old fashioned charm while offering fresh cajun seafood and beef selections sure to please any palate.

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City Cafe

Located approximately 0.58 miles from Morgan County Archives.

We love fresh food, flavorful food, food that’s in season, and food that’s distinct.

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The RailYard

Located approximately 0.66 miles from Morgan County Archives.

The RailYard is Downtown Decatur’s hottest spot for delicious food, craft beer, craft cocktails, and great times.

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Big Bob Gibson BBQ

Located approximately 2.29 miles from Morgan County Archives.

Five generations of pitmasters & over 90 years of barbecuing, they’ve earned 15 World BBQ Championships (Pork, Brisket, Ribs, Chicken) and 5 Memphis in May World BBQ Grand Championships.

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