Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville, Alabama – First Settled By Revolutionary War Veteran John Hunt

1871 birds eye view of Huntsville, Alabama.

In 1805, Revolutionary War Veteran John Hunt moved from Tennessee to what would become the town of Huntsville, Alabama. At the time of first settlement, Alabama was still a portion of the Mississippi Territory that the Indians called “Ah-la-bama”. In 1811, Huntsville became the first incorporated town in Alabama.

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