St. John AME church welcomed HHF Executive Director Donna Castellano, artist Christina Green, and Christina’s two children Bennett and Jack to their Sunday, May 19 worship service. Mrs. Barbara Johnson thanked HHF and Christina for including St. John AME in Color Me, Huntsville, one of HHF’s Alabama Bicentennial projects. After the service, Donna and Christina […]
Ms. Evans’ third grade classroom at Riverton Elementary School were crazy about their Color Me, Huntsvillecoloring books, delivered by HHF Executive Director Donna Castellano on May 14, 2019. Donna also talked with the class about the Alabama Bicentennial, historic preservation and Huntsville history. Donna presenta a set of Color Me, Huntsville coloring books to the […]
HHF Executive Director Donna Castellano presents Huntsville mayor Tommy Battle with copies of HHF’s Bicentennial projects Finding Huntsvilleand Color Me, Huntsville. Sally Warden, Executive Director of the Huntsville-Madison County Bicentennial Committee and HHF Vice-Chairman welcomed guests at the press conference on May 9, 2019 at Harrison Brothers Hardware. Some of the HHF’s invited guests quickly […]
HHF Executive Director Donna Castellano, City of Huntsville Preservationist Katie Stamps, and Huntsville-Madison County Bicentennial Committee Chair Julian Butler listen as Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle gives an overview of events celebrating the #ThisPlaceMatters May Preservation Campaign and Huntsville’s Bicentennial Celebration at an April 29, 2019 press conference on Eastside Square.
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, December 5 for our annual holiday membership party! Explore all the nooks and crannies of the c.1928 Lincoln Mill Village Commissary, now rehabilitated as the Preservation Company, while enjoying delectable appetizers and an array of fine holiday spirits. Membership in the Historic Huntsville Foundation includes admission to our holiday party!
Join us onThursday, May 3 at 6:00 pmHuntsville Area Association of Realtors535 Monroe Street, NW The rocket scientists and engineers that came to Huntsville during the1950s and 1960s change the course of human history, and they made their mark on Huntsville’s landscape as well. Today, the houses and neighborhoods built for our space age work […]
The Huntsville Jewish Heritage Center at the Temple B’nai Sholom explains the religion and traditions of Judaism, provides a history of Huntsville’s Jewish popula-tion, and shares the many contributions of the Jewish community to Huntsville’s civic and cultural life. Located in the original study used by Temple rabbis, the artful displays of the Heritage Center […]
The Alabama Legislature and Governor Kay Ivey approved a new Historic Preservation Tax Credit program in May that will have a tremendous impact on historic preservation projects across the state, fueling significant investments in historic downtowns, neighborhoods and rural countrysides. The newly approved program funds $20 million dollars in tax credits annually through 2022, for […]
Every historic place has meaning for those of us who care about the preservation of historic spaces, but there is something about an old cemetery that captures our imaginations and calls us to linger. Often, families are no longer nearby to tend these gravesites. The preservation community has a special role in protecting these sacred […]
Thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Historic Huntsville Foundation to the City of Huntsville, the Twickenham Historic District now has a National Register nomination that fully documents and captures the architectural and historical significance of the district. Twickenham was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, but the documentation required by […]