Twickenham (Huntsville, AL)
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, @HomesBirmingham & Providence Property Mgmnt, LLC Huntsville AL)
Twickenham Historic District, Huntsville Alabama, 35801, Historic Homes Architecture-Part 2 Twickenham Historic District: Historic Homes and Architecture. Twickenham Historic District Part 1 Madison and Huntsville Alabama are not lacking for a variety of home styles and I'd be glad to help you tour any home in the area that meets your needs when you're ready to move up or downsize.  One area of Huntsville Alabama that's particularly protective of its architecture is the Twickenham Historic District.   The Twickenham Historic District is recognized for its beautiful homes, most of which are, of course, historic. The homes in the district have played various roles throughout Huntsville’s history. Some were used as soldiers’ quarters during the Civil War; some are the birthplace of recogni...
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By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, @HomesBirmingham & Providence Property Mgmnt, LLC Huntsville AL)
Twickenham Historic District, Huntsville Alabama, 35801, History of Huntsville, Part 1 A History of Huntsville Alabama: The Twickenham Historic District, first of a three part series.  How did Huntsville Alabama become this NASA base and hub of government contracting?  What was it before it became the sprawling city that it is?  It was the Appalachian Trail’s shoestrings. The heavily wooded foothills of the Appalachian Mountains were first traversed and settled by John Hunt in 1805, from whom Huntsville eventually inherited its name. However, the land was first purchased, plotted, sold, and named Twickenham by Leroy Pope, in honor of the English home of poet Alexander Pope.  The name only lasted a short while though; Twickenham was renamed Huntsville in 1811.  Huntsville grew quickly, a...
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