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QUIZ: Which Haunted Huntsville Ghost Are You?

QUIZ: Which Haunted Huntsville Ghost Are You?

Let us Guess your Ghost with our Quiz Huntsville, Alabama has history. With that history comes ghost stories and hauntings. Find out which ghost or haunted place you are with our quiz below! Don’t forget to take the Huntsville Ghost Walk Tours every September and October! You can also find all of the history events […]

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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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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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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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Disc Golf in Huntsville, Alabama

Disc Golf in Huntsville, Alabama

Disc Golf in the Rocket City The Huntsville / Madison / Madison County area will soon have 14 Disc Golf Courses. In fact, some of the oldest disc golf courses in the world are in Huntsville. Brahan Spring Park is the 2nd oldest disc golf course with Redstone Arsenal and University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) […]

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Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial

Party Like It’s 1819! There are birthdays, and then there are big birthdays, the kind you plan ahead for – like the ones that have zeroes at the end.  And then there are really big birthdays, like the ones that have two zeroes on the end. Alabama’s gearing up for a really big birthday next […]

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Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 On July 16, 1969 at 9:32 a.m. at NASA’s Launch Pad 39A, Apollo 11’s five F1 engines on Nasa’s Saturn-V AS-506 rocket ignited to slowly lift three Americans and humankind’s dreams aboard the historic mission to the […]

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Social Experiment Returns Lost Wallets in Huntsville

Social Experiment Returns Lost Wallets in Huntsville

Mark Rober, a youtuber, decided that he would create a social experiment where he dropped 200 wallets in cities all across the United States to see how honest people were when it came time to return them. Huntsville was one of those cities. He asked participants to drop wallets in the high and low income […]

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