Founded in 1805, Hunstville brought many firsts to the state of Alabama including the first bank, the first public library, and the first cotton mill. The city hosted the 1819 constitutional convention that formed the state of Alabama, and served as the first state capital. Huntsvillians have long enjoyed a progressive community of the forefront of the state s growth in the areas of business and technology, and have also created a vibrant social and cultural atmosphere.
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (April 28, 2000)