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Huntsville, AL: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cat of the Week: Kittens, Kittens, Kittens!
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "kittens, kittens, kittens" as their "Cat" of the Week.
Madison County Alabama Health Department Ratings
Huntsville Madison County Health Department ratings for local and county restaurants, schools, lodgings and daycare in Madison County Alabama.
Boaz Alabama Outlet Malls
One shopper tours the stores and companies located in the Boaz Outlet Mall located in Boaz, Alabama.
Haunted Graystone Manor
Graystone Manor is a new haunted house attraction in North Alabama. Graystone Manor is over 30,000 sqft of ultimate terror, with twists, turns and all manor of horrors the Doctor's evil mind could conjure.
Tate Farms Cotton Pickin' Pumpkins
Tate Farms Cotton Pickin' Pumpkins is a 5000 acre cotton farm year round, but for 6 weeks each year, They open the farm for guests to enjoy taking a hay ride to the pumpkin field and picking their own pumpkins from the vine among other attractions.
Noritake China Photos
Photos of Noritake China from Robin Brewer's collection.
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
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.
Mike Kaylor Reflects on His Younger Years
Local food critic for the Huntsville Times, Mike Kaylor, answers our survey regarding some of his childhood favorites.
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.
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.
Eating OUT on Thanksgiving
Whatever your reason for eating out on Thanksgiving, you will find the following restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day and serving brunch, lunch or dinner in Huntsville. Enjoy the feast and skip the clean-up!
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.
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.
Huntsville Thrift Shops & Consignment Stores
With all the benefits of used furniture and clothing, not to mention the thrill of finding a great
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brownsboro Maize Makes Halloween Fun
Cornfield Mazes are the rage all across America. The Brownsboro Cornfield Maize is the biggest one near Huntsville with over 14 acres and many special activities and events for the whole family.
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.
Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Huntsville
Here's my picks for the Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Huntsville.
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.
Dog Days Flea Market Photos --Ardmore TN
Photos from Dog Days Flea Market in Ardmore, Tennessee.
Send your Christmas letter to Santa Claus!!
Send Santa an Email from Huntsville Alabama: dear santa claus letter to santa claus input type text alabama section christmas letter
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.
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.
Mooresville: A Town of Charm & History In...
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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.
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.
Limestone Flea Market is Alabama's Largest...
Limestone Flea Market is Alabama's Largest Indoor Flea Market and is near Huntsville, Alabama.
Thanksgiving Dinner To Go
Sometimes the ordeal of cooking Thanksgiving Dinner is just too much to do and no one volunteers to help. Here's some places where you can order a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner To Go. You'll have to pick it up the day before usually and order several days in advance.
Dog of the Week: Milo
This week Greater Huntsville Humane Society is featuring "Milo" as their Dog of the Week. Milo is either
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.
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.
Inside Look at Shrine of the Most Blessed...
Inside Look at Mother Angelica's Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Cotton Pickin' Pumpkins at Tate Farms
October is a busy month at Tate Farms in Meridianville, Alabama. In 1996, the farm started their pumpkin tour business and have become known for their educational farm programs for younger students and their public tours for the whole family. It's not unusual for Tate Farms to see over 1,500 visitors in one day.
Thift Stores
With all the benefits of used furniture and clothing, not to mention the thrill of finding a great. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
Santa's Village in Huntsville
The people at EarlyWorks Children's Museum and Constitution Village have created Santa's Village for young and old alike to enjoy.
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.
Kids Eat Free...
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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.
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.
Nightmare at the Lumberyard
Halloween is a fun holiday and one of the biggest parties in town is given by HYP. Huntsville Young Professionals is once again hosting Huntsville's Annual Halloween Party. This year, it's in The Lumberyard.
Halloween Fun in the Cornfield
The Huntsville Maize will be open from September 1, 2006 through November 19, 2006. Operating hours are
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.
Collinsville Flea Market Photos
Photos from Collinsville Flea Market in Collinsville, Alabama.
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 3.
Cotton Pickin' Pumpkins
October is a busy month at Tate Farms in Meridianville, Alabama. In 1996, the farm started their pumpkin tour business and have become known for their educational farm programs for younger students and their public tours for the whole family. It's not unusual for Tate Farms to see over 1,500 visitors in one day.
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.
Christmas Parade
The first Saturday in December, Huntsville celebrates the beginning of Christmas with a huge downtown parade that features the arrival of Santa Claus. The parade is sponsored by Channel 7 WAAY-TV and is televised.
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.
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. Page 2.
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.
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.
Alabama Vineyards & Wineries
There are ten family operated wineries in Alabama producing a variety of wines. Alabama is known for its muscadine grapes, which have five times the antioxidants than other grapes, according to recent research.
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. Page 3.
Dog Adoptions - Jack Russell Terrier Mix...
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Cinderella" as their Dog of the Week. Cinderella is
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.
Where's the Cheapest Gas in Huntsville?
With the price of gas soaring, it's more important than ever to find the best places to buy gas in the Huntsville area. Prices per gallon can vary up to 17+ cents depending on where you buy and from whom.
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.
History & Benefits of Massage Therapy
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Huntsville Pictures of the Week Index
Index of hundreds of pictures showing life in Huntsville, Alabama including people, places, animals, Southern life, nature, patriotic events and symbols.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spirit of Christmas Past Homes Tour - Weeden...
The Spirit of Christmas Past Homes Tour allows the public to peek inside private homes in the Twickenham Historic District in Huntsville. Tour homes adorned in decorations of days long ago. Step back in time and enjoy live entertainment, refreshments, luminaries, and decorations of nearly 200 years ago.
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.
Clay House Museum Features Noritake Dinnerware
Madison, Alabama's Clay House Museum features Noritake dinnerware exclusively and offers special teas on occasion.
Maine Coon Cat Looks for a Home
Friends of Ferals are looking for a loving home for Angel, a strkingly beautiful long-haired black and white male cat who is about 9 months old. He has some Maine Coon cat in him and will be a pretty big cat.
Inside Look at Cathedral Caverns
Inside look at Cathedral Caverns in Grant, Alabama. These caves hold six world records.
Buckhorn Tavern Skirmish
September 29-October 1, 2006 was the first time in ten years that the Buckhorn Tavern Skirmish was Reenacted in a Civil War Living History Weekend at Sharon Johnson Park in New Market, Alabama.
Huntsville Ghost Walk
The Huntsville Ghost Walk tour is a two-hour walk around the historic districts of Huntsville with stops along the way to hear the spooky history of the people who lived (and died) there.
Ten Commandments for Christmas
Ten Commandments for Christmas 1.  Thou shalt prepare early.   Don't wait until the last minute to get
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.
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.
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.
Huntsville's Rural Alabama Cotton Fields
A rural cotton field in Alabama is our Huntsville Picture of the Week.
Galaxy of Lights
Galaxy of Lights is the Huntsville Botanical Garden's magnificent mile-long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays.
Red Hat Society Uncovention - Huntsville
The Bella Butterflies, a chapter of the Red Hat Society hosted the first annual Alabama Red Hat Unconvention October 28-30 2005 at the Holiday Inn Select in downtown Huntsville.
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
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.
Grand Entrances at the Huntsville Botanical...
Grand Entrances at the Botanical Gardens A wonderful exhibit at the Huntsville-Madison County Botanical
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.
Harrison Brothers Hardware Store Museum
Harrison Brothers Hardware Store is the oldest hardware store in Alabama. It is now a museum and a fully-functioning store and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Free Movies at Hollywood 18
A list of free movies at Hollywood 18 for the summer of 2010.
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.
Alabama Child Sex Offenders & Their...
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Nature Trail In Spring
One delightful and often overlooked place for picnics, meetings, relaxing and fun is the Madison County Nature Trail on Green Mountain in south Huntsville. Enjoy a beautiful place to walk and exercise and enjoy some fresh mountain air.
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.
Famous Alabamian: Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice is without a doubt one of the most impressive women to come out of Alabama (I'm thinking Helen Keller would be the other one). How did she get to where she is now in American politics?
The Historic Lowry House in Huntsville
The Historic Lowry House in Huntsville was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. In June 2006 it was restored and reopened for weddings, receptions and meetings.
The Yurt Garden
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"Host of Christmas Past" Comes Alive
The second weekend in November, the small town of Fayetteville comes alive with its traditional "Host
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.
Huntsville Red Hat Society Clubs
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Taylor Hicks on American Idol
Taylor Hicks came to national attention as the gray-haired blues singer on American Idol 5. Taylor Hicks from Birmingham, Alabama has not only his grandmother and Soul Patrol fans, but judge Simon Cowell singing his praises. Taylor Hicks is the third person from Alabama to make the finals on American Idol: Ruben Studdard and Bo Bice were also from Alabama.
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.
Day Trip: Hundred Oaks Castle
"Hundred Oaks is one of thirteen historic castles in America and is listed in the Smithsonian Guide to Historic America. And, more importantly, Hundred Oaks Castle has ties to Huntsville, Alabama."
Life-Size Nativity Set Adorns Huntsville
In 1996, Otto and Diane Freudenberger began a project for Christmas that has grown and grown over the years to become one of the most spectacular sights in Huntsville during the holiday season. Their life-size Nativity Set includes over 70 original figures to show the true meaning of Christmas. Page 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How To Register to Vote
Register to vote in Huntsville, Alabama. One of the privileges of living in a democratic society is the right to vote. Make your voice heard.
How To Register For Space Camp
If you've always wanted to be an astronaut or just experience what it might be like, then Space Camp is for you! Here's a step by step guide to getting registered.
Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro Alabama
Scottsboro, Alabama is home to the Unclaimed Baggage Center, where lost items from airplanes and freight end up.
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.
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.
Autumn Leaves in Huntsville - Fall Foliage -...
Huntsville is gorgeous in its variety of colors in the fall as trees turn red, yellow, orange and various shades of green. Here's some photos I took around town on Sunday afternoon.
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. Page 6.
More Auction Items...
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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.
Christmas Tree Farms
What would Christmas be like without a tree to brighten and cheer your home? Find out where in North Alabama you can take your family to cut down your own fresh, home-grown Christmas tree.
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.
Huntsville Holiday Christmas Events
Huntsville's Holiday Calendar of Events--Part 8 Events are color-coded for your convenience.  Events
Cat Adoptions - Manx Cat Plum
Plum is the "Cat of the Week" for Madison Animal Rescue Foundation in the city of Madison. Plum is a
Dog Adoptions - Cocker Spaniel Mellow
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Mellow" as their Dog of the Week. Mellow is a male
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.
Holiday Events
There's a variety of activities and events to celebrate the holiday season in Huntsville, AL. Whether it's the traditional Christmas events or something new in Huntsville, here's a list for you to study to find something to do this holiday season.
Theatre Review: "ELEEMOSYNARY"
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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.
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.
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.
Day Trip: Cheaha State Park Alabama
A little over 100 miles from Huntsville is one of the eleven state parks in Alabama--Cheaha State Park. The Talladega National Forest is located just south of Anniston, Alabama in Delta and is a part of the Appalachian Mountains.
Harris Lee Parcus--The Godfather of North Alabama
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Mother Angelica
The woman behind this shrine of gold, marble and cedar is Mother Angelica, founder of the EWTN Global Catholic Network. Find out how she came to be a nun and what brought her to Hanceville, Alabama. Page 3.
The Man Behind Old Huntsville Magazine
Tom and Cathey Carney started Old Huntsville magazine as a joke. Today it is a successful monthly magazine distributed throughout Huntsville.
Veterans Day Parade
In Huntsville, Veterans Day is celebrated with a parade in downtown Huntsville. Veterans from all the armed forces and all the different wars are honored.
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.
Desoto State Park in Alabama
This week's photo shows Desoto State Park near Fort Payne is our Huntsville Picture of the Week.
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.
Super Chevy Show at Huntsville Dragway
The sheer, raw power and improbability of putting a jet engine behind a person and racing 1/8th of a mile made the Super Chevy Show amazing. Huntsville Car Scene covers Super Chevy Show at Huntsville Dragway.

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