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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Schrimsher Farm

Sunrise Terrace Subdivision

 
 
Schrimsher Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
1. Schrimsher Farm Marker
Inscription.  Caroline (Cherokee) & William (Scotch-Irish) Schrimsher first of four generations to farm this 36 acres from 1880-1939. After World War II Wernher von Braun's team of scientists were brought from Germany to Ft. Bliss, Texas and then to Huntsville, Alabama. Their mission: satellites to orbit the Earth and the Saturn rocket to send man to the Moon. [In] 1950 a consortium of von Braun's team purchased the Farm and it became Sunrise Terrace' Subdivision.

Prime examples: Contemporary Ranch Style 3518-4321 Panorama Dr. 3605, 09, 11 Skyview Dr.

Listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. May 19, 1998.
 
Erected 1998 by Monte Sano Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAir & SpaceArchitectureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 43.636′ N, 86° 31.77′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Panorama Drive Southeast and Skyview Drive Southeast, on the
Schrimsher Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
2. Schrimsher Farm Marker
right when traveling east on Panorama Drive Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3518 Panorama Drive Southeast, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Monte Sano (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trough Springs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Monte Sano Elementary School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Burritt Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lowell M. Anderson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Viduta / Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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