Posts tagged with: Twickenham Historic District

Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots

Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots

Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots for Visitors Katie Stamps, Historic Preservationist for the City of Huntsville 1. 506 Franklin Street, Twickenham Historic District Being partial to Victorian-era architecture, I became utterly captivated by the c. 1887 Goldsmith-Donovan House when I started working for the City of Huntsville.  Originally a modest, two-story cottage, this Italianate-style dwelling […]

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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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38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer Editor’s Note: This blog has been updated to accurately reflect 2018 events and activities. Sometimes we think in order to have a little fun, we have to spend, spend, spend to have a good time. Well, you and your wallet are in luck because we have come […]

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Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour

Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour

Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour There are several ways you can hear some great stories about Huntsville and its history, but only one of them involves both a trolley AND a muffin. And, really, why would anyone NOT want to do that? The EarlyWorks Family of Museums offers a breakfast trolley tour […]

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[VLOG]: Huntsville Spring Walking Tour

[VLOG]: Huntsville Spring Walking Tour

  Hey everyone, Katie here again for iHeartHsv on a beautiful Spring day in Huntsville. Today, I’m strolling around historic Twickenham to learn about Huntsville’s past!   The Walk During the Spring and Fall, the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau organizes guided walking tours around different areas that focus on local history. I attended […]

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Best Places to See Fall Colors in Huntsville, Alabama

Best Places to See Fall Colors in Huntsville, Alabama

  There’s a lot to enjoy about fall — cooler temperatures, seasonal foods and coffees, pumpkins and mums, and of course the beauty of the leaves as they morph into a collage of bright yellows, vivid oranges and flaming reds!   So where in Huntsville, Alabama are the best places to view the brilliant hues […]

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VLOG: My Huntsville Ghost Walk Experience

VLOG: My Huntsville Ghost Walk Experience

    Hey guys! Katie here again with another vlog for iHeartHsv.com. Today, I thought I’d go on the Huntsville Ghost Walk in downtown Huntsville to get into the spooky spirit (ha, get it?!).   The Walk I bought my ticket for the Ghost Walk at Harrison Brothers Hardware on the square and was met […]

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4 things you need to know about Huntsville’s Ghost Walk tours

4 things you need to know about Huntsville’s Ghost Walk tours

    There’s only a ghost of a chance you’ll find a better way to get into the spirit of Huntsville than by visiting local haunts with a Huntsville Ghost Walk, boys and ghouls. Now that we’ve gotten all the bad jokes out of the way, let’s have a serious talk about a great way […]

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My Perspective: Why Huntsville’s Free Fall Walking Tours are a Must-Attend

My Perspective: Why Huntsville’s Free Fall Walking Tours are a Must-Attend

 Editor’s Note: This blog has been updated to reflect dates and information for 2018. Free Walking Tours in Historic Five Points and Old Town Every historic Huntsville home has a story, or two. The best way to explore a town full of history like Huntsville is to hear (and see) it for yourself. The Huntsville/Madison […]

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Must-visit stops for history-buffs in Huntsville

  Huntsville has been on the forefront of innovation from the beginning. The first railway to link the Atlantic to the Mississippi ran through Huntsville. The state’s first public water system was built in Huntsville in 1823. And when it was time to take the United States to new heights—literally (CUE: America’s Space Program) — […]

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