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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1AV7_memorial-fountains_Huntsville-AL.html
The Memorial Fountain System begins with a flow of water cascading over the continuous weir, which is punctuated by 8 Black Granite Markers. This flow symbolizes the blood which has been spilled defending our nation's freedom and flows into the Sa…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11PL_site-of-green-academy_Huntsville-AL.html
Chartered in 1812. Leading educational Institution. Long prominent in training leaders of North Alabama. Occupied by Federal troops, 1862. Building burned, 1864. Site of city schools since 1882. Location used only for school purposes. Alabama Hist…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11PJ_fifth-avenue-school_Huntsville-AL.html
Opened in 1944, the Fifth Avenue School became the focal point for major educational change on September 9, 1963, when Sonnie Hereford IV became the first African-American student to integrate public schools in Alabama. Following a lengthy court b…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11MH_civilian-conservation-corps-c-c-c-camp-1935-1940_Huntsville-AL.html
This rock entrance is all that remains of Camp Ala. SP-16, 3486 and Camp Ala. TVA-7, 3483 which were built here due to available water. They were part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's conservation projects. When WW II started the men enlisted …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM10PD_c-b-bill-miller-bridge_Huntsville-AL.html
C.B. "Bill" Miller, of Miller and Miller, Inc., had a positive impact in all areas of the transportation industry across the State of Alabama. He has erected bridges, railroads, parks, pedestrian walks, airports, drainage, wastewater facilities, b…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ98_the-boeing-vertol-a-ach47a-helicopter-gunship_Huntsville-AL.html
In 1964, the U.S. Army was seeking a heavily armed helicopter suitable for a combat operations in Vietnam. Boeing-Vertol proposed a modified version of the CH47 Chinook, which the Army promptly accepted. An order for eleven of the aircraft was pla…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMXUN_formation-of-the-george-c-marshall-space-flight-center_Huntsville-AL.html
On September 8, 1960, President Dwight Eisenhower formally dedicated the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, as a new field installation of the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) organization that had re…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMTYJ_five-points-historic-district_Huntsville-AL.html
Part of the 1892 East Huntsville Addition created by local businessmen to revitalize Huntsville and attract industry in the post-Reconstruction period. Many streets recall those individuals - Pratt, Wellman, Ward, and Wells. Huntsville's first sub…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMTQ7_white-hall_Madison-AL.html
This site was the farm of Gilbert G. White Jr., his wife Nancy L. White, and family from 1947 to 2005. Mr. White lived here until his death in 1978. Gilbert G. White Jr. was a descendant of John White, Speaker of the US House of Representatives…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMTQ4_james-henry-bibb_Madison-AL.html
In memory ofJames Henry BibbOne of the founding fathers ofMadison Station in November 1869.Erected by his grandson
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