Early Statehood Resources for Teachers & Students
Early Statehood in Madison County - Resources for Teachers & Students
- Alabama Constitution Village - "Forty-four delegates of the constitutional convention gathered here in a vacant cabinet shop on July 5, 1819, to organize Alabama as the 22nd state. John Boardman's print shop, Clement Comer Clay's law office, the Federal Land Surveyor's office, a post office and sheriff Stephen Neal's residence surround that cabinet shop."
- A History of Early Settlement: Madison County Before Statehood, 1808-1819, published by the Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society, 2008
- Early History of Huntsville, Alabama by Edward Chambers Betts, 1916
Glimpses of Old Huntsville - A series of brief audio recordings by Nancy Rohr, a local historian, author and storyteller whose familiar voice tells stories about life in early Huntsville, the residents of historic homes and local heroines of the Civil War.
Other Digital History Resources
- Explore the Huntsville Public Square and Big Spring in 1823 as depicted by Sarah Huff Fisk.
- Browse Alabama History Education Materials on Settlement and Statehood through the Alabama State Archives.