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Harmony Park Safari - Wild Animal Preserve -...
Harmony Park Safari is a federally licensed nature preserve of free-ranging exotic & endangered animals. Remain in your car on a two-mile route to see zebras, zebus, antelope, buffalo, a camel, ostriches, pythons & crocodiles.
Huntsville AL - Past issues of articles written...
Previous issues of weekly articles about topics of interest to Huntsville, featuring restaurant reviews, play critiques, museum showings, stories about famous people, day trips, and events in Huntsville.
Bridge Street Stores & Restaurants
Bridge Street Town Centre is a 550,000 square foot retail lifestyle center with space for over 70 stores and restaurants, many of which are new to the North Alabama market. In addition to the shopping and restaurants, Bridge Street will also feature the 14 screen Monaco Pictures, 210 room Westin Hotel, 74 luxury Westin Huntsville Residences as well as 133,000 square feet of office space. Page 5.
Cat of the Week: Kittens, Kittens, Kittens!
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "kittens, kittens, kittens" as their "Cat" of the Week.
How to Identify Noritake China
Robin Brewer of Huntsville has written a book that makes identification of Noritake Dinnerware simple and easy. Learn how she got started on this incredible hobby and why she wrote a book about it.
Promiment Huntsville Doctor Brutally Murdered...
In 1992, Dr. Jack Wilson, a prominent Huntsville doctor was found brutally murdered, apparently with a baseball bat that was found lying nearby.
Huntsville, AL Surrounding Areas: Distance and...
Huntsville is a pretty amazing town, I admit. But sometimes you might want to go outside the city limits to explore or have a special vacation. Below I've provided you with the driving distance and the driving times to some places only 25 miles away (Decatur) up to some vacation spots 12 hours away (Orlando).
Your Best Guide to Dog Days Flea Market in...
Dog Days Flea Market in Ardmore, Tennessee is opened Sunday and Monday and offers a variety of goods including hunting dogs for sale on Monday mornings.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
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How to Avoid Snake Bites and Poisoning in Alabama
Finding a snake in Alabama can be a scary thing. Here's some tips for when you accidentally discover a snake when walking in the woods or hiking in the mountains around Huntsville. Fortunately, only four types of poisonous snakes live in Alabama and are described.
Boaz Alabama Outlet Malls
One shopper tours the stores and companies located in the Boaz Outlet Mall located in Boaz, Alabama.
10 Best Tourist Attractions In and Near...
A list of ten tourist attractions in Huntsville and northern Alabama. Find out more about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Unclaimed Baggage Center, Burritt on the Mountain, Cathedral Caverns, Ave Maria Grotto, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and many more great places to visit.
Cathedral Caverns in Alabama
Cathedral Caverns near Grant, Alabama is now a state park and welcomes visitors every day of the year except Christmas and New Year's Day. Cathedral Caverns holds six world cave records and is an exceptional sight to see.
Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Huntsville
Here's my picks for the Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Huntsville.
How to Reduce Spay or Neutering Cost For Your Pet
Pets are a very important part of American homes. I recently contacted Mary J. Ultz, Humane Educator for the City of Huntsville for information about the important issue of spayed and neutering pets. She told me about two programs that can help certain individuals with the financial responsibility of taking responsible care of your pets.
Wedding,Reception & Meeting Rooms
Whether it's your wedding, a special birthday or anniversary dinner or a monthly club meeting, finding the perfect place to host these events can be daunting. Here are a few suggestions for places in Huntsville that rent out their facilities.
Huntsville Summer Camps - Children's Activities
Summer is a time to relax and take it easy, get outdoors more and find a new schedule. It's also a time to try to keep the kids entertained! Here's some great camps that the kids will love while discovering new talents and skills and, maybe, learning something along the way.
July 2013 - Huntsville Events Calendar
A calendar of July 2013 activities, events, concerts, and theatre for Huntsville Alabama including boat show, and Huntsville Museum of Art exhibit.
Betty Wilson -- My Story - Part 1
Betty Wilson tells her side of the story of the 1992 murder of her husband to Old Huntsville's editor Tom Carney.
Collinsville Flea Market
Open-air dealing and a step back in time makes Collinsville Flea Market one of the greatest real-life shopping experiences left. Find out what Southern rural life is and was all about at the Collinsville Trade Day every Saturday in Alabama.
August 2013 - Huntsville Events Calendar
A calendar of August 2013 activities, events, concerts, and theatre for Huntsville Alabama including boat show, and Huntsville Museum of Art exhibit.
Huntsville Nightlife - Bands, Concerts, Music
If you're looking for night time entertainment in Huntsville and would like to listen to live music from an assortment of bands and do a little dancing, here's your guide to what's going on in Huntsville.
Historic Wedding Dresses
One of the highlights of the 2005 Historic Homes Tour was the fabulous display of Gay Money's private collection of vintage wedding gowns and other wedding related items such as bridesmaids' dresses and tourseau collection at the Weeden House Museum. An eleborate cake by designer Bob Johnson of Panache rounded out the wedding theme for the museum. This romantic display was a one day only exhibit. In case you missed it, I have the photos for you to view at your leisure.
Make Your Own Quilt Out of Old Silk Ties
Ever wonder what to do with your husband’s out of fashion or spotted silk ties? Besides giving them to a charity or saving them until they are collectibles, that is. Here are several ideas for you to consider that are elegant and very eye catching.
Places to Meet Singles in Huntsville
Dating in Huntsville has become more difficult for some. Here you'll find resources for simplifying your dating choices and finding the person of your dreams in Huntsville. Page 3.
Alabama Child Sex Offenders & Their...
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Point Mallard Aquatic Center
Point Mallard Aquatic Center in Decatur, Alabama features the first wave pool in America. It opened August 9, 1970 with attendance at the waterpark of 500. The 2007 opening day attendance was 2,068.
Huntsville Thrift Shops & Consignment Stores
With all the benefits of used furniture and clothing, not to mention the thrill of finding a great
Frank & Jesse James's Last Ride
Ask anyone who’s grown up in Huntsville and they’ll be able to tell you all about the time that Jesse James and his gang staged a daring robbery on the First National Bank downtown and, upon being cornered, spurred his horse off the bluff and into the Big Spring, galloping away to freedom and into local legend.
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Just over an hour from Huntsville in Hanceville, Alabama near Cullman, you can witness a magnificent shrine with an unusual story. The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery is in the middle of
Second Unclaimed Baggage Store in Boaz
One of my favorite places to go shopping for treasure is the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro. In fact, when I have out-of-town guests, I almost always end up taking them to Scottsboro and let them loose to explore to their hearts' content. Recently, I set out in a different direction to see for myself the second store that Unclaimed Baggage has opened in Boaz, Alabama in October, 2004.
Mountains in Huntsville Alabama
Information about all the mountains that surround Huntsville Alabama. Geologically speaking, Huntsville is located on the Cumberland Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains. Find out which mountains are the tallest and where they are located.
The Confession of James Dennison White
On June 1, 1994, after spending two years behind bars, James White gave the following sworn statement about his involvement in the murder of Dr. Wilson. He later took the Fifth Amendment when questioned about it in court.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About...
The Greyhound Group of Alabama is a new adoption group in the Huntsville area. Lynn Radar shares information about the greyhound with us so you'll know everything before you adopt.
Where Does All the Lost Luggage Go?
Scottsboro, Alabama is home to the Unclaimed Baggage Center, where lost suitcase items from airplanes and freight end up and are sold to the public.
Cast Iron Cookware Outlet Store
Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburg, Tennessee is the only company in the United States that is dedicated to solely manufacturing and producing cast iron cookware. For over 100 years, Lodge Manufacturing has produced the most extensive line of quality cast iron on the market. Page 33.
Free Summer Activities
Summer can be hot and very, very long if you're bored. Here's some free activities you might want to try to keep the kids busy and your budget in good shape during the long extended vacation from school.
23 Things that Only Southerners Know
There are certain things that only Southerners know or appreciate about the South. Northerners can try to understand, but mostly, they don't even know WHAT they don't understand.
Dog Days Flea Market Photos --Ardmore TN
Photos from Dog Days Flea Market in Ardmore, Tennessee.
Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House
Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House is one of the main attractions in Lynchburg. Everyone enjoys eating at Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House in Lynchburg, Tennessee where every meal includes at least one recipe featuring the local product, Jack Daniel's Whiskey.
Upcoming VBC Events
A local of the popular concerts & recording artists, theatre and shows that come to Huntsville, perform at the Von Braun Center in downtown Huntsville. If you're looking for a special event for a special occasion, here's what's coming up at the Von Braun Center.
Huntsville Insider Info
This week's Insider Info includes Mitchell Brown concert, Flat Daddies, movie making at US Space ^& Rocket Center, new art websites, new historic Huntsville collection website, new Galaxy of Lights entrance and more.
HOPE Place
HOPE Place is a safe, confidential shelter for adult and child victims of domestic violence. HOPE Place is a program of Crisis Services of North Alabama.
Kids Eat Free...
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Hundred Oaks Castle in Winchester Tennessee
Hundred Oaks Castle is a short 55-minute drive from Huntsville to Winchester, Tennessee and provides a glimpse of a majestic castle--complete with towers, a carriage house, a great hall, underground tunnels, and beautiful gardens. In fact, one garden designed by the famous garden designer, Rosemary Verey of England, is presently under construction. Hundred Oaks is one of thirteen historic castles in America and is listed in the Smithsonian Guide to Historic America.
Children's Birthday Parties
One of the most important things about being a parent is making sure your child feels special on their birthday. Most parents opt for giving a party and letting their child invite their friends to join them at a location outside their home. Here's some choices around Huntsville that you might want to look into.
Old MacDonald's Petting Zoo
Old MacDonald's Petting Zoo is located 25 miles east of Huntsville in Woodville, Alabama and features animals, a picnic area, playground and gift shop.
Alabama Black History
Alabama is rich with Black History and the contributions that African Americans have made to our state and our country. Since 1976, Black History Month has been observed in the month of February in the United States. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history.
Limestone Flea Market is Alabama's Largest...
Limestone Flea Market is Alabama's Largest Indoor Flea Market and is near Huntsville, Alabama.
Mooresville: A Town of Charm & History In...
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Thift Stores
With all the benefits of used furniture and clothing, not to mention the thrill of finding a great. Page 2.
Heavenly Spa By Westin in Bridge Street
Bridge Street's Heavenly Spa in Huntsville is a luxurious sanctuary for pampering your every whim. Enjoy a variety of massages, facials, body wraps, manicures & pedicures and day spa packages.
Greater Huntsville Humane Society in Huntsville...
Hannah & Collie are pets available for adoption at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society and are our Huntsville Picture of the Week.
Dating in Huntsville
Dating in Huntsville has become more difficult for some. Here you'll find resources for simplifying your dating choices and finding the person of your dreams in Huntsville.
The Best Wines From…Alabama?
Alabama's growing wine country excels at producing Muscadine-based wines‚including dry reds, sweet whites—as well as peach and blueberry blends.
The FBI Files of Wernher von Braun
The FBI Files of Werhner Von Braun--Part 9 By Tom Carney Reprinted with permission of Old Huntsville
Walls of Jericho
The Walls of Jericho is made up of 21,453 acres straddling the Tennessee-Alabama border used for preservation as a wilderness and recreation area. The Ranger informed us that the hike down and back would take close to six hours.
Cast Iron Cookware Factory
Information on how to get burnt-on food off cast iron cookware. Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburg, Tennessee is the only company in the United States that is dedicated to solely manufacturing and producing cast iron cookware. For over 100 years, Lodge Manufacturing has produced the most extensive line of quality cast iron on the market. Page 30.
The Yurt Garden
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Noritake China Photos
Photos of Noritake China from Robin Brewer's collection.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteering has become a meaningful activity for all ages -- adolescents, adults within the work force, and retirees. Research has proven the positive rewards of doing for others and finding meaning in activities. Here's some volunteer opportunities for Huntsville/Madison County.
Betty Wilson -- My Story - Part 2
Betty Wilson continues to tell her side of the story of the 1992 murder of her husband to Old Huntsville's editor Tom Carney.
Antique Shops in the Huntsville Area
One of the favorite pastimes and hobbies of people all over the country is antiquing. Here's a list of some of the antique shops around the Huntsville and Madison area that are a storehouse of old treasures waiting to be discovered.
High Falls Park in DeKalb County is Surprise of...
High Falls Park in DeKalb County has been called a surprise of nature and Alabama's best kept secret.
Inside Look at Shrine of the Most Blessed...
Inside Look at Mother Angelica's Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Bridge Street Stores
Bridge Street Town Centre is a 550,000 square foot retail lifestyle center with space for over 70 stores and restaurants, many of which are new to the North Alabama market. In addition to the shopping and restaurants, Bridge Street will also feature the 14 screen Monaco Pictures, 210 room Westin Hotel, 74 luxury Westin Huntsville Residences as well as 133,000 square feet of office space. Page 2.
Romance in The Shoals
Romantic ideas for Valentine's Day, wedding, honeymoon or just visiting The Shoals area in Alabama. Florence, Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals activities for couples to enjoy.
Rocket City, USA
The history of Huntsville AL nicknamed Rocket City USA. Information on Wehrner von Braun, the US Space and Rocket Center, and the Space Museum.
Tour of Old Town
The Old Town Historic District of Huntsville, Alabama has been a residential area since the 1820’s. Leroy Pope, John Brahan and Samuel Adams were the original developers of the area. When Huntsville (original name Twickenham) was founded in 1805, Leroy Pope named the city after an English town, the hereditary home of his family.
Buck's Pocket State Park near Lake Guntersville
Buck's Pocket State Park near Lake Guntersville is a 2,000 acre nature area with camping, hiking and fishing in Alabama.
Old Huntsville Photo Album
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections.
Daffodils Spring Up at Quietdale Every Year
Quietdale Plantation was built by Dr. William Burritt's grandmother circa 1850's after the death of her husband. Today it is a wonderland of daffodils every spring.
Dog of the Week: Kyra
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Kyra" as their Dog of the Week. Kyra is a black Lab/Weimaraner
Boaz Outlet Mall
Just 50 miles southeast of Huntsville is a Shopper's Paradise in Boaz, Alabama. There you will find 5 Outlet Malls, back to back, featuring over 100 different stores and most within walking distance of each other. Named after a Biblical character in the Book of Ruth, Boaz is a small town of 7,000 nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians on the plateau of Sand Mountain. Boaz is proud to combine it's friendly hometown atmosphere with the serious business of shopping.
Burritt on the Mountain Photos
Burritt on the Mountain features the Burritt Mansion, restored 19th Century log structures in its living history site, a rural church, a multipurpose building with a classroom, large meeting room, Museum Store and administrative offices, eight miles of nature trails, five acres of picnic areas, and heirloom gardens which supply produce for cooking demonstrations.
Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro Alabama
Scottsboro, Alabama is home to the Unclaimed Baggage Center, where lost items from airplanes and freight end up.
Your Ultimate Guide to Cinema Venues in the...
If you're heading out with friends to see a good movie, here's a listing of showtimes and what's available in Huntsville, Decatur and Athens, Alabama.
Helen Keller Birthplace - Tuscumbia Alabama
Ivy Green is the birthplace of Helen Keller, known around the world for her courage in overcoming deafness and blindness. Helen Keller is known and loved for the courage she demonstrated to overcome being blind and deaf during her lifetime. She grew up to become of one the most famous people from Alabama.
Huntsville Car Clubs
Huntsville Car Clubs and car shows are very popular in North Alabama. No matter what type or model of car you fancy, there's a car club or show just for you. Car enthusists are an active group. Most clubs don't require that you own a certain brand of car, only that you're enthusiastic about it. Here's what North Alabama has to offer in car clubs.
Builders Square Flea Market - Huntsville
Builders Square Flea Market is 100,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles, knives, rugs, handbags, clothes, cosmetics, furniture, electronics, linens and other surprises and treasures. With over 100 wholesalers, craftsmen, antique dealers, flea market vendors and other seller, this makes for a wide assortment of inventory for the flea market bargain hunter to pursue under one roof.
Halloween in Huntsville
There are plenty of places to go to enjoy fall activities and halloween fun in the North Alabama area. Here's a sampling of things to do--some with the whole family and some just for adults.
Dog of the Week: Allan
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Allan" as their Dog of the Week. Allan is a Schnauzer,
Wisteria - A Southern Beauty
Images of romantic, hazy, lazy days of the South just aren't complete without wisteria, the most gorgeous vine dripping from porches, trees and fences. Even Claude Monet loved the plant and made it the subject of one of his paintings.
Collinsville Flea Market Photos
Photos from Collinsville Flea Market in Collinsville, Alabama.
Walking Thru Historic Huntsville
A pictorial tour of historic Huntsville includes a walking tour guide as well. Some of the older and more interesting architectural houses in the Huntsville area are highlighted.
Dog of the Week: Teddy
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Teddy" as their Dog of the Week. Teddy is a very small
Free Huntsville Attractions
People are alwways looking for ways to save money, but it doen't mean you can't have fun. Here are some free attraction in the Huntsville area.
Jack Daniel's Legacy
Lynchburg is famous for whiskey...Jack Daniel Whiskey. But who was this little man? And how did he come to make the finest whiskey in the world? In the rolling hills of Moore County, Tennessee, you will find The Jack Daniel's Distillery. It has been in existence for over 125 years.
Free Movies at Monaco Pictures
A list of free movies at Monaco Pictures for the summer of 2011.
Places With Wi-Fi Internet Access in the...
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Tigers For Tomorrow
Tigers For Tomorrow in Attalla in Dekalb County, Alabama is an exotic animal rescue. They travel around and rescue animals from carnivals, private owners, and canned hunts, then bring them to the preserve to live out their days in large enclosures where they're very well-treated.
Profile on Erin Dacy
Little known facts about Anchorwoman Erin Dacy and her decade of bringing the news to North Alabama on WAAY-Channel 31 in Huntsville.
Dog of the Week: Alexis
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Alexis" as their Dog of the Week. Alexis is 6 months
Day Trip: Hundred Oaks Castle
Hundred Oaks Castle Photos--Part 1 Castle Photos #1             More Hundred Oaks Castle Photos Return
Clay House Museum Features Noritake Dinnerware
Madison, Alabama's Clay House Museum features Noritake dinnerware exclusively and offers special teas on occasion.
Touring Southern Living Magazine
Southern Living Magazine is the favorite magazine of Southern women and comes monthly to mailboxes, wrapped in plastic with slick pages and beautiful photographs showcasing dream houses, fabulous Southern recipes, and breathtaking gardens.
Mooresville AL--City of Charm & History
Mooresville is a city of charm and history and was the first incorporated town in Alabama, near Huntsville, Alabama.
Send your Christmas letter to Santa Claus!!
Send Santa an Email from Huntsville Alabama
Madison County Alabama Health Department Ratings
Index for weekly results of inspection from the Huntsville Madison County Health Department in Alabama for restaurants, schools, daycare, hotels and other eating places in North Alabama.
Summer Outdoor Concerts
One of the fun things about summer is the many opportunities to enjoy summer outdoor concerts in the Huntsville/Madison area. Most of the places invite you to bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic lunch to share while listening to a variety of musical styles.
Quilt Making Using Men's Ties
Make a beautiful silk quilt using outdated and old men's ties. Find a use for all those silk ties from loved ones, rummage sales or the Goodwill Store.
Making a Quilt Using Men's Ties
Ever wonder what to do with your husband's out of fashion or spotted silk ties? Besides giving them to a charity or saving them until they are collectibles, that is. Here are several ideas for you to consider that are elegant and very eye catching.
EarlyWorks Children's Museum
EarlyWorks Children's Museum is the largest hands-on history museum in the South. Some of the fun activities include: Hearing stories from the talking tree, playing a tune on the giant-sized instruments at the Alabama bandstand and trying your hand at building a house in the interactive architecture exhibit. You can also walk the gangplank and explore a 46-foot keelboat, stroll through Alabama's agricultural and industrial history and try on 1800's clothing in the Federal house.
In the Beginning: US Space & Rocket Center
Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama was a joint project. On land that was once a giant cotton field owned by the US Army, with equipment from NASA, and the inspirational insight of Dr. Wernher von Braun, the US Space & Rocket Center, was created. Learn the rest of this amazing story of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and Space Camp.
Davidson Center for Space Exploration
The Davidson Center for Space Exploration opened in January 31, 2008 at the US Space & Rocket Center here in Huntsville. The purpose of the Davidson Center is to house one of the world's three remaining Saturn V rockets (one is at Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the other one is at Johnson Space Center in Houston), provide a museum visitors entrance, tram system, 350-seat theater/auditorium and full-service commercial kitchen.
Watercress Review
Watercress opened in Huntsville the end of September 2010. It is located at 515 Fountain Row in the same
September 2013 - Huntsville Events Calendar
A calendar of September 2013 activities, events, concerts, and theatre for Huntsville Alabama including boat show, and Huntsville Museum of Art exhibit.
Dog of the Week: Birdie
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Birdie" as their Dog of the Week. Birdie is a terrier/beagle
Dog of the Week: Cricket
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Cricket" as their Dog of the Week. Cricket is between
Lodge Manufacturing Company
Cast iron cooking is number one in South Pittsbugh. Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburg, Tennessee is the only company in the United States that is dedicated to solely manufacturing and producing cast iron cookware. For over 100 years, Lodge Manufacturing has produced the most extensive line of quality cast iron on the market.
The Snuffdippers Ball
The Snuffdippers Ball is one of those stories from yesteryear in Huntsville that is interesting and curious that you might not have ever heard about. Tom Carney brings this tale to life in Old Huntsville Magazine and now you know all about Monte Sano Crowder and what was going on in Huntsville in the early days.
Alabama Playboys
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 18.
Big Spring Jam in Huntsville AL
Big Spring Jam is an annual event featuring top entertainment from many musical groups and is held in Big Spring Park in Huntsville Alabama.
The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
The architecture is 13th Century. Mother Angelica wanted the marble, gold, and cedar for the temple that God commanded David to build him in the Bible. The ceramic tile came from South America, the stones from Canada, and the bronze from Madrid, Spain. The floors, columns, and pillars are made of marble. Page 2.
Madison County Restaurant Health Ratings -...
See which restaurants in Huntsville and the rest of Madison County in Alabama did the best and the worst on their health inspections for the week ending May 20, 2011.
Inside Look at Cathedral Caverns
Inside look at Cathedral Caverns in Grant, Alabama. These caves hold six world records.
Old Town Tour
Old Town was designated as a Huntsville Historic District on December 12, 1974. Most of the homes date from 1880 to 1929, but the oldest house was built in 1828. On July 18, 1978, Old Town was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Page 12.
Maple Hill Cemetery
Maple Hill Cemetery is the oldest and largest cemetery in Alabama with a fascinating story to tell about the history of Huntsville. There are between 80,000 to 100,000 burials in the cemetery with about 350 to 400 new graves each year. The hand-carved monuments by prominent artists, the unusual artwork, the magnificent statutes, the dogwoods and maple trees, and the interesting stories that the headstones tell all combine to make the cemetery a must-see for anyone in north Alabama.
Christmas in Huntsville
December is always a special time of year with all the Christmas and holiday events in Huntsville. December 8, 1999 was the first day that About Huntsville went live on the internet. Over the years, I've collected these articles and photos about celebrating the holidays in Huntsville.
The Mystery of John Hunt
The Mystery of John Hunt By Tom Carney, Editor "Old Huntsville" For well over a hundred years, John Hunt,
Photos of U.S. Space & Rocket Center & Space Camp
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center, formerly the Alabama Space & Rocket Center, opened in March of 1970. It was the brainchild of Dr. Wernher von Braun, the father of the space program. Von Braun said that this country needs a space camp to introduce youngsters to the disciplines of space travel and rocketry at an early age.
Huntsville Botanical Garden Photos
Huntsville Botanical Garden is located at 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue in Huntsville. Here's a sampling of photos highlighting different seasons and themes at Huntsville Botanical Garden.
Silk Tie Quilt
Ever wonder what to do with your husband's out of fashion or spotted silk ties? Besides giving them to a charity or saving them until they are collectibles, that is. Here are several ideas for you to consider that are elegant and very eye catching.
Free Movies at Rave Motion Pictures
A list of free movies at Rave Motion Pictures for the summer of 2011.
Chamber of Commerce 1950's
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 13.
Theatre Huntsville Presents "Woman in Black"
The Woman In Black, Susan Hill’s novel, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, is a good, old-fashioned ghost story that is virtually guaranteed to scare you.
Bridge Street Town Centre Map - Bridge Street...
Get directions and see a clickable map to Bridge Street Town Centre. Bridge Street is located in Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama.
Molly Teal Home
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 9.
1932 Baseball Team
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 10.
Senior Discounts for Huntsville
Getting older has it's advantages: many stores and companies offer special discount to seniors. Here's some of the discounts and opportunities in the Huntsville/Madison County area.
Toastmasters: The Ultimate Personal Challenge
The fear of public speaking is the #1 fear for most people. Some people are tackling this problem by meeting regularly with a group of people and learning how to make and practicing giving speeches.
Cat Adoptions - Siamese Kitten Max
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Max" as their Cat of the Week. Max is a 2-3 month
"The Trial of Frank James" Photos
On January 20-21 & 26-28, 2006, Playwright Jeff Robertson brings Theatre Huntsville's first-ever original
Baptizing
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 19.
Desoto State Park in Alabama
This week's photo shows Desoto State Park near Fort Payne is our Huntsville Picture of the Week.
Alabama Fresh Produce
If you are looking for fresh fruit and vegetables during this wonderful growing season in Alabama, then you might find what you're looking for in the list below.
Big Spring in 1895
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 11.
Dog of the Week: Molly
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Molly" as their Dog of the Week. Molly is a black
Restaurant Reviews
Americans are eating more and more meals outside the home. Everyone wants to know what the restaurant
At Home with NALL
Artist Profile:  At Home with NALL                                                                                                         
Huntsville Alabama Historic Homes
A virtual tour of historic homes in Huntsville Alabama with pictures from all three historic districts: Twickenham, Old Towne and Five Points.
Women at Redstone Arsenal
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Women at Redstone Arsenal, Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 20.
Menus for Huntsville Restaurants
Some of the most popular restaurants in Huntsville have online menus. Here's the menus, restaurant reviews and the Madison County Health Department ratings for the restaurants.
Memorial Day
Huntsville and north Alabama has some special events and traditions associated with the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Hot Air Balloon rallies, picnics, flea markets, concerts and fireworks are just a few of the things you can enjoy in the Huntsville area.
Confederate Veterans
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 14.
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