Tri-City Ledger -

By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

The forgotten community of Steadham

 

April 25, 2019

Courtesy Photo

Old store near Little Rock/Butler Street/Steadham area

The late 1800s-mid 1900s saw the appearance of many small communities in our area as settlers moved in to get cheap land. Many of these settlements had at least one store, a post office, a school, usually more than one church and several families.

Steadham, Alabama was no different. Steadham exists now only in the yellowing pages of dusty old newspapers and few, if any, still remember the community. Little is known of the history of the settlement but it appears to have been situated south of Huxford and north of Little Rock, along Butler Street. The only semblance of time one can garner fo...



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