|Alabama (Crenshaw County), Dozier — Sports|
|The area known as Sports was settled by Jonathan Sport and his son, William, who migrated from South Carolina in 1842. Jonathan and William owned 600 acres of land in the area at one time, farming and operating a grist mill. Williamís sons John Solomon, William Garmon, Thomas Benjamin, Malachai, Daniel Webster, and Joseph Nathaniel have descendents living in the 2009.
Originally called “Piney Woods,” Sports first appeared on an official railroad map in 1900. — Map (db m42825) HM|
|Alabama (Crenshaw County), Highland Home — Site of Highland Home College|
|A pioneer institution organized in 1889 by Justus M. Barnes, Samuel Jordan and Milton L. Kirkpatrick. This was an extension of Strata Academy, founded in 1856 by Barnes six miles north in Strata. In 1881 Strata Academy was moved to Highland Home and the name changed to Highland Home Institute.
From its inception, the school was coeducational. It brought culture to pioneer Alabama—music, foreign languages, science, literature and drama as well as “The Three Rís.” Although . . . — Map (db m499) HM|