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

Huntsville

 
 
Huntsville Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Located on the southwest corner of Constitution Hall Park. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Northern Terminus Indian Creek Canal (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norwegian Light Beacon And Fog Bell (about 500 feet away); John Hunt (about 600 feet away); Erected in 1835 (about 700 feet away); First Bank In Alabama (about 700 feet away); Major General H.N. Toftoy, USA.
Huntsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
2. Huntsville Marker
(about 700 feet away); Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Bartley Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 59 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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