Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Chamber of Commerce Huntsville/Madison County
Established January 12, 1894
Organized to enhance the economic growth and well~being of the community in order to provide employment opportunities and a superior quality of life for local residents. First known as the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce, the organization included Madison County in 1954 to more effectively promote the general prosperity of Huntsville/Madison County.
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Between 1894 and 1916, the Chamber met at various locations. The Chamber's first official address of record was the Elk Building on Eustis Street, from 1916~1923. Later locations including the O.M. Hundley House, the Tennessee Valley Bank, The Russell Erskin Hotel, and the Hotel Twickenham. In 1965, the Chamber moved to 305 Church Street. It remained there until 1986 when the organization built this facility at 225 Church Street.
Erected 2006 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 43.944′ N, 86° 35.383′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Church Street, NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 Church St. NW, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery Boyhood Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of Lakeside United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation (about 600 feet away); World War I (approx. 0.2 miles away); Passenger Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Fountains (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korean War (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Also see . . . Russell Erksine Apartments. Russell Erksine Apartments (Submitted on May 5, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • Notable Events • Notable Persons •
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