History Outreach Program for Educators (HOPE)

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= Education Resources =
 
= Education Resources =
 
This is a prototype for a list of Teacher Resources about the local history of Huntsville and Madison County developed for the Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society.
 
This is a prototype for a list of Teacher Resources about the local history of Huntsville and Madison County developed for the Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society.
 
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[mailto:kelly.fisk.hamlin@gmail.com?Subject=Huntsville%20History%20Collection-{{PAGENAMEE}} Email '''Kelly Hamlin''']<br>The Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society<br>Education Resources Contact<br>for additional information.
 
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* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Civil_War_for_Students The Civil War in Madison County]
 
* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Civil_War_for_Students The Civil War in Madison County]
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* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Early_Statehood_Resources_for_Teachers_%26_Students Early Statehood in Huntsville]
 
* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Early_Statehood_Resources_for_Teachers_%26_Students Early Statehood in Huntsville]
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* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Historic_Homes_of_Madison_County Historic Places of Madison County]
 
* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Historic_Homes_of_Madison_County Historic Places of Madison County]
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* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Women%27s_History_in_Madison_County Women's History in Madison County]
 
* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Women%27s_History_in_Madison_County Women's History in Madison County]
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* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=African-American_History_in_Madison_County African-American History in Madison County]
 
* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=African-American_History_in_Madison_County African-American History in Madison County]
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* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Native_American_History_in_Madison_County Native American History in Madison County]
 
* Resources on [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/index.php?title=Native_American_History_in_Madison_County Native American History in Madison County]
  
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* [[Olde Towne Brass|'''Olde Towne Brass''']] - Huntsville's Olde Towne Brass performs in the manner of Early American and Civil War bands, playing original Civil War Music on actual Civil War Over-The-Shoulder (OTS) Brass Horns.
 
* [[Olde Towne Brass|'''Olde Towne Brass''']] - Huntsville's Olde Towne Brass performs in the manner of Early American and Civil War bands, playing original Civil War Music on actual Civil War Over-The-Shoulder (OTS) Brass Horns.
  
* Tour Historic Downtown Huntsville with The [http://huntsvillehistorytours.org Huntsville History Tour].
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* Tour Historic Downtown Huntsville with The [http://huntsvillehistorytours.org '''Huntsville History Tour'''].
  
* Explore the [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/games/fisk/asksarah3.php '''Huntsville Public Square and Big Spring in 1823'''] as depicted by '''Sarah Huff Fisk'''.
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* Explore the [http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org/hh/games/fisk/asksarah3.php '''Huntsville Public Square and Big Spring in 1823'''] as depicted by Sarah Huff Fisk.
  
* Discover the stories behind the [http://huntsvillehistorytours.org/markers/markersB.php "Historic Markers of Madison County"]
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* Discover the stories behind the [http://huntsvillehistorytours.org/markers/markersB.php '''Historic Markers of Madison County''']
  
 
* [[Nancy Rohr|'''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.
 
* [[Nancy Rohr|'''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.
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== Speakers ==
 
== Speakers ==
 
* [http://hmcpl.org/speakersbureau '''HMCPL Speakers Bureau'''] - A service of the the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.
 
* [http://hmcpl.org/speakersbureau '''HMCPL Speakers Bureau'''] - A service of the the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.
*[http://www.uah.edu/ahs/community-resources/speakers-bureau "UAH Speakers Bureau"] - Professors from the UAH College of LIberal Arts on a variety of subjects.
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* [http://www.uah.edu/ahs/community-resources/speakers-bureau '''UAH Speakers Bureau'''] - Professors from the UAH College of LIberal Arts on a variety of subjects.
  
  
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* [[The_Historic_Huntsville_Quarterly|'''Historic Huntsville Quarterly''']] - Read articles about Huntsville's Historic Buildings in this publication of the Historic Huntsville Foundation.
 
* [[The_Historic_Huntsville_Quarterly|'''Historic Huntsville Quarterly''']] - Read articles about Huntsville's Historic Buildings in this publication of the Historic Huntsville Foundation.
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*[http://digitalarchives.hmcpl.org/ '''Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Digital Archives'''] - Browse hundreds of high-quality images, photographs, and other resources from the archives of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.
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*[http://huntsvillehistorycollection.org '''Huntsville History Collection''']
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*[http://www.huntsvillerewound.com/ '''Huntsville Rewound'''] - Browse hundreds of images, photographs, and other media from Huntsville and Madison County's past.
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*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/ '''Alabama State Archives'''] - Browse the extensive [http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/ Digital Collections] or explore the resources available to [http://www.archives.alabama.gov/ts.html Educators].
  
 
* [[Huntsville's Historic Districts|'''Find Place''']] - A database of information on Huntsville's Historic homes and structures in [[Find House#Twickenham|Twickenham]], [[Find House#Old Town|Old Town]], [[Find House#Five Points|Five Points]], [[Place:Marshall Space Flight Center|Marshall Space Flight Center]] and [[Find House#Other Locations|Other Locations]].  Over 1900 places can be accessed via the [[Find House|'''Find Place''']] list or from a variety of [[Find: County Map|maps]].  Each place has a gallery of current and/or historic pictures, as well as drawings, audio recording and other related information such as architectural style, approximate date of construction, etc.   
 
* [[Huntsville's Historic Districts|'''Find Place''']] - A database of information on Huntsville's Historic homes and structures in [[Find House#Twickenham|Twickenham]], [[Find House#Old Town|Old Town]], [[Find House#Five Points|Five Points]], [[Place:Marshall Space Flight Center|Marshall Space Flight Center]] and [[Find House#Other Locations|Other Locations]].  Over 1900 places can be accessed via the [[Find House|'''Find Place''']] list or from a variety of [[Find: County Map|maps]].  Each place has a gallery of current and/or historic pictures, as well as drawings, audio recording and other related information such as architectural style, approximate date of construction, etc.   
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== Local Museums & Historical Sites ==
 
== Local Museums & Historical Sites ==
* [http://www.harrisonbrothershardware.com/index2.html '''Harrison Brothers Hardware'''] - "'''Harrison Brothers''', located on South Side Square in Huntsville, is the oldest operating hardware store in Alabama. Founded in 1879 by brothers James and Daniel Harrison as a tobacco store on Jefferson Street, the business was moved to its present location in 1897."  It is maintained by the '''Historic Huntsville Foundation'''.
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* [http://www.harrisonbrothershardware.com/index2.html '''Harrison Brothers Hardware'''] - "Harrison Brothers, located on South Side Square in Huntsville, is the oldest operating hardware store in Alabama. Founded in 1879 by brothers James and Daniel Harrison as a tobacco store on Jefferson Street, the business was moved to its present location in 1897."  It is maintained by the Historic Huntsville Foundation.
  
* [http://www.weedenhousemuseum.com/ '''Weeden House Museum'''] - "The '''Weeden House Museum''', located at 300 Gates Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama is home to the artwork of Maria Howard Weeden and currently houses many of her works in the museum collection."  It "is now owned by the '''City of Huntsville''' and is leased by the '''Twickenham Historic Preservation District Association''' and maintained as a 19th Century house museum."
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* [http://www.weedenhousemuseum.com/ '''Weeden House Museum'''] - "The Weeden House Museum, located at 300 Gates Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama is home to the artwork of Maria Howard Weeden and currently houses many of her works in the museum collection."  It "is now owned by the City of Huntsville and is leased by the Twickenham Historic Preservation District Association and maintained as a 19th Century house museum."
  
 
* [http://www.burrittonthemountain.com '''Burritt on the Mountain'''] - This museum located on Monte Santo includes Dr. William Henry Burritt's eclectic mansion and a historic park with restored 19th century houses.  The old church is the venue for a variety of concerts, plays and exhibits.
 
* [http://www.burrittonthemountain.com '''Burritt on the Mountain'''] - This museum located on Monte Santo includes Dr. William Henry Burritt's eclectic mansion and a historic park with restored 19th century houses.  The old church is the venue for a variety of concerts, plays and exhibits.
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* [http://www.earlyworks.com/earlyworks-childrens-museum/ '''Earlyworks Children's History Museum'''] - "The South's largest hands-on history museum" provides a number of history-related activities for children.
 
* [http://www.earlyworks.com/earlyworks-childrens-museum/ '''Earlyworks Children's History Museum'''] - "The South's largest hands-on history museum" provides a number of history-related activities for children.
  
* [http://rocketcenter.com/ '''U.S. Space & Rocket Center'''] - "Home to '''Space Camp, Aviation Challenge''' and '''X-Camp'''; '''The U.S. Space & Rocket Center''' is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world."
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* [http://rocketcenter.com/ '''U.S. Space & Rocket Center'''] - "Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and X-Camp; The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world."
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==Contact Us==
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[mailto:kelly.fisk.hamlin@gmail.com?Subject=Huntsville%20History%20Collection-{{PAGENAMEE}} Email '''Kelly Hamlin''']<br>The Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society<br>Education Resources Contact<br>for additional information.
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Education Resources

This is a prototype for a list of Teacher Resources about the local history of Huntsville and Madison County developed for the Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society.


Tours, Games, Audio, & Activities

  • Olde Towne Brass - Huntsville's Olde Towne Brass performs in the manner of Early American and Civil War bands, playing original Civil War Music on actual Civil War Over-The-Shoulder (OTS) Brass Horns.
  • 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.


Speakers


Books Available on PDF

  • Maple Hill Cemetery, Phase One by Diane Robey, Dorothy Scott Johnson, John Rison Jones, Jr., & Frances C. Roberts, Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society (HMCHS), 1995, courtesy of HMCHS.


Videos


Other Information

  • Huntsville Rewound - Browse hundreds of images, photographs, and other media from Huntsville and Madison County's past.
  • Find People - Information about people, past & present, who have shaped Huntsville and the World.
  • Vintage Vignettes - A series of short stories by John about the people and history of Madison and Madison County, originally published in The Huntsville Times.


Local Museums & Historical Sites

  • Harrison Brothers Hardware - "Harrison Brothers, located on South Side Square in Huntsville, is the oldest operating hardware store in Alabama. Founded in 1879 by brothers James and Daniel Harrison as a tobacco store on Jefferson Street, the business was moved to its present location in 1897." It is maintained by the Historic Huntsville Foundation.
  • Weeden House Museum - "The Weeden House Museum, located at 300 Gates Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama is home to the artwork of Maria Howard Weeden and currently houses many of her works in the museum collection." It "is now owned by the City of Huntsville and is leased by the Twickenham Historic Preservation District Association and maintained as a 19th Century house museum."
  • Burritt on the Mountain - This museum located on Monte Santo includes Dr. William Henry Burritt's eclectic mansion and a historic park with restored 19th century houses. The old church is the venue for a variety of concerts, plays and exhibits.
  • 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."
  • Huntsville Depot & Museum - "Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Depot served as the local passenger house & the corporate offices for the eastern division of the Memphis & Charleston Railroad. An active passenger station until 1968, the original depot building now stands as a symbol of Huntsville's transportation history and city growth."
  • North Alabama Railroad Museum - The center piece of this museum with over 30 railroad cars is the Chase Depot, the smallest union depot in the country since it served more than one railroad when in service. If you visit the museum on a day when the train is running, you can ride a vintage train over the museum's own Mercury & Chase Railroad.
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center - "Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and X-Camp; The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world."


Contact Us

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Email Kelly Hamlin
The Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society
Education Resources Contact
for additional information.

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