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The Story Behind Huntsville’s Historic Weeden House

The Story Behind Huntsville’s Historic Weeden House

Weeden House Celebrates Bicentennial 2019 will not only mark the bicentennial of the state of Alabama, but also for Huntsville’s historic Weeden House.  Built in 1819, a visit to Alabama’s oldest house museum will transport you through time to antebellum life in Huntsville.  The house showcases exquisite nineteenth century antiques and furnishings.   Architecture such as […]

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Light up Rabbits Intrude upon Huntsville

Light up Rabbits Intrude upon Huntsville

The Rabbits are coming… The Rabbits are coming  Light up rabbits intrude upon Huntsville in October. They’ve cast their shadows over streets and parks from Australia to Singapore, Berlin to Denver…and NOW they’re invading Huntsville. You may find them whimsical or wacky, but one thing is certain, you won’t want to miss this towering public art […]

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Dynamite History of Downtown Huntsville’s Lewter Hardware

Dynamite History of Downtown Huntsville’s Lewter Hardware

Lewter Hardware For more than 90 years, Lewter Hardware has been a Huntsville, Alabama staple. Huntsville has some unique and enriching history. We also pride ourselves on preserving that history and sharing it with others. This is why Huntsville has a deep connection with the past, present, and future. One bit of history that I […]

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Huntsville’s Guide to the Historic Districts

Huntsville’s Guide to the Historic Districts

History through Homes History isn’t just found in museums and parks, but in the everyday workings of a city.  As Huntsville has grown and expanded since 1810, residential neighborhoods have grown and reflect the architectural and historical character of the time and the economic status and lifestyle of Huntsville’s residents.  But it’s not just history: […]

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Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

A Hike Back in Time Among the trees on Monte Sano’s southern slope is a natural spring that marks the spot where the Civil War officially ended in North Alabama. Trough Springs, located along Trough Springs Trail on the Land Trust of North Alabama’s Monte Sano Nature Preserve, is the site of surrender for Lt. […]

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Santa’s Village Finds New Home at Huntsville Historic Depot

Santa’s Village Finds New Home at Huntsville Historic Depot

Santa’s Village Finds a new Ho Ho Home! One of Huntsville’s favorite Christmas traditions, Santa’s Village will have a new home at the Huntsville Historic Depot. Opening November 23rd, guests will find all the magic of Santa’s Village from before with even more to explore! There will be more open spaces for kids to be […]

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Huntsville Celebrates History Month in October

Huntsville Celebrates History Month in October

October is Huntsville History Month Huntsville doesn’t just have space – it has history, as well. That history will be celebrated throughout the entire month of October as part of Huntsville History Month, a new campaign spearheaded by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB). Through this initiative, the CVB has curated a digital, […]

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Best Instagram Worthy Hikes in Huntsville and Madison

Best Instagram Worthy Hikes in Huntsville and Madison

Best Hiking Spots in Huntsville and Madison County for Instagram As fall colors and cooler temperatures begin to creep into the Tennessee Valley, it’s high time to hit the trails. Whether you’re itching for a family-friendly hike or a steep and steady climb on Monte Sano, these trails are sure to please — and freshen […]

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Celebrity Sightings at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville

Celebrity Sightings at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville

Stars Fell on Alabama, and Visited the Rockets What do Ozzy Osborne, Elon Musk, Joaquin Phoenix, countless NASA astronauts and the Olsen Twins have in common? And, more importantly, what could you easily have in common with them? They’re among many many celebrities who have walked the exhibits at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center […]

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Exploring the Foundations of Faith Trail in Huntsville

Exploring the Foundations of Faith Trail in Huntsville

Foundations of Faith Trail The Huntsville Foundations of Faith Trail churches define the heart of the area’s rich and diverse cultural and spiritual heritage. Each of these churches has a story to tell. Some churches have been designed by experienced architects and some were designed by church members who “felt the calling.” The stained glass […]

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