Historic Homes Walking Tour

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Trip Highlights

  • Walk through Huntsville's only neighborhood primarily composed of Victorian-era homes.

  • Hear the stories behind some of Huntsville's earliest city-dwellers.

  • Discover how this neighborhood has played an integral role from the 1800s to the present day.

  • Walk along historic streets and stroll into one of Huntsville's earliest neighborhoods.

  • Build memories and fun experiences with friends, colleagues and family

  • Enjoy details and history from a local guide

Description

Huntsville's Old Town Historic District is Huntsville's only neighborhood primarily composed of Victorian-era homes.

Now you can hear the stories behind some of Huntsville's earliest city-dwellers and discover how this neighborhood has played an integral role from the 1800s to the present day.

Itinerary

Tour start and Tour Briefing

Explore the rich narratives within Old Town Historic District

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Tour info

Duration
2 hours
Group Size
1 to 20
Price starts at
200 USD
Languages
English
Meeting Point

119 Howe Ave NE, Huntsville, AL 35801 Bud Cramer Park, corner of Meridian and Howe Huntsville AL

Why take this tour?

Huntsville's Old Town Historic District is Huntsville's only neighborhood primarily composed of Victorian-era homes. 

Now you can hear the stories behind some of Huntsville's earliest city-dwellers and discover how this neighborhood has played an integral role from the 1800s to the present day.

The history of Huntsville is parallel with the Old Town Historic District. Discover the homes, the people and the structures that tell the story of Huntsville from its earliest years to the present.

Walk along historic streets and stroll into one of Huntsville's earliest neighborhoods. 

Discover the remarkable homes and buildings and people that tell the story Huntsville's connection to the Creek Indian War, Huntsville's connection to the Civil War, Huntsville's connection to Civil Rights, Huntsville's connection to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Huntsville's connection to Womens Suffrage, Huntsville's connection the The Space Race and much more.

Anticipate at least 3 Pre-Civil War homes along our tour.  Walk along Huntsville's largest collection of Victorian-era homes.

Along the two hour tour, participants will hear stories and get the perfect picture.

Because of the short nature of 2 hours, there are no comfort stops. There are no retail areas, so bring your water and sunscreen and snacks with you. 

These are private homes and private yards on our tour. We will stay on the sidewalk and respect the privacy of the homeowner.

Things to know

Know Before You Go

Because of the short nature of 2 hours, there are no comfort stops. There are no retail areas, so bring your water and sunscreen and snacks with you.

Because of the short nature of 2 hours, there are no comfort stops. There are no retail areas, so bring your water and sunscreen and snacks with you.

Respect Privacy

These are private homes and private yards on our tour. We will stay on the sidewalk and respect the privacy of the homeowner.

These are private homes and private yards on our tour. We will stay on the sidewalk and respect the privacy of the homeowner.

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