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In 1866, Congress passed legislation establishing two cavalries composed of African-Americans. After Spanish-American War, the 10th U.S. Cavalry was ordered to Camp Forse in Huntsville.
Horseback Riding, Lessons
Costumed guides lead tours of working village (1805-1819). Cabinetmaker's shop, print shop, confectionery shop, library and post office. Commemorates 1819 Constitutional Convention site.
Lagoon with ducks and fish. Part of Indian Creek Canal, formerly used to transport cotton. Huntsville was settled (1805) near this limestone spring.
Victorian, Deco & estate jewelry, sterling, art glass, porcelain, new gemstones
Step back in time to the 1800s with authentic log cabins, period interpreters and barnyard. Tour eclectic mansion of eccentric Dr. Burritt, or hike trails.
CASA Community Garden casamadisoncty.org/casa-garden. 256-533-7775. 4725 Bob Wallace Ave, 35805. Open seasonal hrs. The CASA Community Garden is one of the oldest community gardens, volunteer driven in the state of Alabama.
Dred Scott was brought to Huntsville as a slave in 1818 and lived in Alabama for 12 years. U.S. Supreme Court denied him citizenship.
Unique, hands-on experience where visitors interact with history. Exhibits include a talking tree, 46-foot keel boat, talking clock and preschool learning center and more.
(across from Lowes) Antique Mall with over 150 booths. We carry an extensive number of antiques and collectibles featuring unique interiors to compliment.
Free-ranging exotic and endangered animals. Driving route. Zebras, zebus, buffalo, camels, ostriches, pythons, crocodiles, rams, highlanders, alligators, water fowl and more.
Alabama's oldest continuously operated hardware store (cir. 1879). Large selection of local and regionally made gifts: jewelry, gourmet items, pottery and old-fashioned toys.
Locomotives and Civil War graffiti. Hear stories by robotic ticket agents. Exciting hands-on programs. Home of Rocket City BBQ Cook-Off and Whistle Stop Festival.
120 acre oasis of beautiful gardens and strolling paths. Gift shop, cafe, picnic areas, pavilion, rental facilities, children's garden & nation's largest butterfly house and rental facilities. Festivals throughout the year and award winning Galaxy of Lights holiday light show.
Driving range, lessons, snack bar. Tee times available 3 days in advance.
The rink is open to the public to skate during our public ice skating hours. Bring your own skates or rent ours!
Four to six major traveling exhibitions per year. Shows by regional artists, displays from museum's collection. Guided tours and educational programs offered throughout year.
The Huntsville Museum of Art is a non-profit municipal corporation established by the City of Huntsville, Alabama. The Museum seeks to foster understanding of the visual arts and appreciation of artistic achievement. The mission of the Museum is to bring people and art together through acquiring, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the highest quality works of art.
Stock car racing at "South's Fastest Quarter Mile." One of top short asphalt tracks in Southeast. Where legendary drivers started their careers. Season from Apr.-Sept.
North Alabama's home for Minor League Baseball. AA affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. America's pastime in the Rocket City.
Alabama’s oldest symphony orchestra featuring guest artists from around the world!
Built in 1985 to host Southern League Huntsville Stars. Home to UAH Chargers baseball and high school tournaments.
Art, Antiques, & Estate Jewelry, Diamonds, Sterling, Bronzes and Vintage Pocket Watches.
Alabama's first land trust preserves North Alabama's incredible natural lands in ten counties. 60+ miles of public trails on five Nature Preserves; award winning environmental education; spring & fall guided hikes; Moon Dance/Concerts at Three Caves/Haunt at Three Caves.
72-acre park includes 17-acre lake. Fishing for youths under 16 or seniors over 60. Walking trails, pavilion, chapel, picnic sites.
Guides share stories about homes' owners as well as recognize each site's distinctive style.
Maple Hill Cemetery in downtown Huntsville, is the oldest and largest municipal cemetery in continuous operation in the south. Established in 1822, Maple Hill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are over 80,000 people buried on nearly 80 acres, many involved in Alabama's statehood.
Lots of old stuff, collectibles, glassware and gifts. Best selection of stones and glass beads, turquoise, and pearls. Oil Painting from the 70's and 80's.
Located in the historic Merrimack Mill Village neighborhood, this 302-seat theatre presents a season of professional touring productions.
Located in the center of Huntsville. 2,500 natural acres complete with hiking and biking trails. 14 rustic cabins, improved camping, pavillions, playground and lodge for events.
Multi-dealer mall with outstanding selection of antiques & vintage collectibles including books, silver, jewelry, pottery, clothing, linens, furniture, glassware, advertising, ephemera, & more. Everything to furnish a dorm room to a castle! Estate liquidations & Appraisal Services.
Your local one-stop music shop!
A wide selection of antiques from throughout the years.
Many plays by regional playwrights. Southeast Theatre Conference Winner 2000, Alabama State Winner 2000, 2001 and 2002. Two stages, double events.
The northern gateway to the RTJ Golf Trail is Hampton Cove in Huntsville, a 54-hole facility with terrain that drastically changes from one side of the property to the other.
Miniature golf, bumper cars, batting cages, carnival rides, go-karts, arcade, waterpark, concessions. Maxflight simulator, rock-climbing wall.
Repository of African-American history and culture. Dialogue between present and past through archival collections, featured exhibits on three floors of beautiful gallery areas.
Wonderful park with many amenities.
Completely renovated in spring of 1997. Greens feature Crenshaw bent grass on this challenging but fun links-style course.
Built in 1897, Temple B’nai Sholom is the oldest synagogue in Alabama in continuous use. Architecture is primarily of Romanesque Revival style, with influences of the Renaissance Revival in the west front gable.
The Antique Market has beautiful antiques and vintage furniture, crystal and glassware. We also have pottery, primitives, architectural, advertising and tools. Our inventory changes daily. The Antique Market buys and sell estates. Consignments are accepted. Single items or whole estates. Ask about our layaway program.
Comics, Games Toys and more!
Alabama's largest antebellum district. Federal, Italianate and classical architecture. Also see 1819 Weeden House Museum, Alabama's oldest house open to public.
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is the largest and most comprehensive space flight museum in the world. Huntsville is nicknamed “The Rocket City” because it is the birthplace of the U.S. space program and it was here that the Saturn V rockets were developed that put man on the moon.
See displays of more than 30 historical military vehicles (WWI-present), tableaus, artifacts, and memorabilia dating back to the Revolutionary War.
Birthplace and lifelong home of Maria Howard Weeden (1846-1905), internationally acclaimed artist and poet acclaimed for her watercolor paintings of former slaves and the poems that captured their stories. A sampling of her works are read as visitors tour this antebellum home built in 1819.
Antiques, furniture, primitives, folk pieces, art deco, architectural pieces, jewelry, paintings, textiles, rugs, and much more