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

Huntsville

 
 
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By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
1. Huntsville Marker
Inscription.  City was scene of these "firsts" in Alabama:
1811 first town incorporated
1812 first Masonic Lodge chartered
1816 first bank incorporated
1819 first state constitution drafted
1819 first Governor inaugurated
1819 first session of state legislature held
1824 first cotton mill erected.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
 
Location. 34° 43.71′ N, 86° 35.237′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Church Street Southwest north of Williams Avenue Southwest, on the right when traveling north. Located on the southwest corner of Constitution Hall Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History at Its Source (within shouting distance of this marker); Making the Water Work (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Where Does the Spring Water Go?
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By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
2. Huntsville Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Northern Terminus Indian Creek Canal (about 400 feet away); The Spring Runs Its Course (about 400 feet away); The Big Spring (about 400 feet away); Norwegian Light Beacon And Fog Bell (about 500 feet away); The Big Spring of Today (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,173 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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