It was torn down in 1952 and today only the antebellum smokehouse, an imposing structure, survives.In 1819, Huntsville hosted a constitutional convention in Walker Allen's large cabinetmaking shop.
On the morning of April 11, 1862, Union troops led by General Ormsby M.
Mitchel seized Huntsville in order to sever the Confederacy's rail communications and gain access to the Memphis & Charleston Railroad.
However, the recognized "birth" year of the city is 1805, the year of John Hunt's arrival.
The city's sesquicentennial anniversary was held in 1955, David Wade arrived in Huntsville in 1817.
The crash happened on Triana Boulevard at Village Drive around a.m.
Officers were called to the area to find a wreck involving a mini-van and a motorcycle.
Each mill had its own housing community that included everything the mill workers needed (schools, churches, grocery stores, theaters, and hardware stores, all within walking distance of the mill).
Dairy cow Lily Flagg broke the world record for butter production in 1892, spawning an elaborate party wherein her Huntsville-resident owner General Samuel H.
– Huntsville police confirm that they are conducting a shooting investigation near University Drive and Wynn Drive.
They said the shooting occurred in the area between an apartment complex and the service department at Bill Penney Toyota.
Huntsville is the third-largest city in Alabama and the largest city in the five-county Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL Combined Statistical Area, which at the 2013 census estimate had a total population of 683,871.