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

Old Town Historic District

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, August 25, 2009
1. Old Town Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Designated by the City of Huntsville, Alabama on December 12, 1974 as a Huntsville historic district, it contains houses dating from 1828 onward with the majority dating from 1880 to 1929. Approximate boundaries: East Clinton Avenue north to Walker Avenue; Lincoln Street east to Andrew Jackson Way. Listed on the National Register of Historic places, July 18, 1978
 
Erected 1994 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesNotable BuildingsNotable Places.
 
Location. 34° 44.048′ N, 86° 35.054′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Holmes Avenue just from Lincoln St., NE. SE corner of Holmes and Lincoln St. In front of Interep Associate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Holmes Avenue, 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. Andrew Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple B’nai Sholom (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Presbyterian Church
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodism brought into area 1807 First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Huntsville Female College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Randolph Street Church Of Christ (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Fountains (approx. ¼ mile 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 May 5, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,051 times since then and 45 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 5, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Oct. 31, 2020