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Address: Huntsville, AL

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Step Back in Time

We drove through this beautiful neighborhood on a Sunday afternoon. Be sure to stop by Visitor Center & pick up a map to navigate streets-very helpful. Lovely, well-kept homes... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove through this beautiful neighborhood on a Sunday afternoon. Be sure to stop by Visitor Center & pick up a map to navigate streets-very helpful. Lovely, well-kept homes dating back to 1883-1900's!! Makes you wonder what it was like in Colonial days...

Thank BklynGirl1970
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

You must drive around this neighborhood and you will be amazed.These homes are the cream of the crop.

Thank Andy6205
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The streets are lined with luminaries and the homes are decorated and open this weekend. Such a beautiful sight and such a wonderful experience. The tour included the Weeden House, the Helion Masonic Lidgd and First Methodist church as well as private homes. Each stop had guides and all were Christmas spectacles. Loved the evening.

Thank cindyannsmith
Brooksville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The self guided tour of Twickenham is fabulous. Maps are available - I wouldn't recommend walking without a map. Each home has a bit of history written on the map and many homes have plaques near the sidewalk to identify its name and history. The homes are all privately owned and one cannot tour inside but the outsides are awesome.

Thank CindyLou L
Fredericksburg, VA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

As a "nonbeliever" (in ghosts), the knowledgeable and animated guide (sorry forgot his name... sheriff's dept by day, paranormal investigations team at night... Kevin maybe?) drew me in! There was a fun ghost radar app for phones, recommended at the start of the tour, and the blips on my screen added to the spookiness. Aside from that, the guide had... More 

Thank testaburger
Sylacauga, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

All the Homes in this Historical district are beautiful. Each historical home has a plaque I'm front of it. I wished there was a map to help people drive the area on their own. I will definitely return to the area for a revisit with my camera. It is close to the cities center with a lot amenities and live... More 

Thank 519cherylw
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

For anyone who wants to live in the city center, Twickenham is the place to be. Walk to everything you need within blocks. Quaint but with all modern conveniences. Shopping, restaurants, Publix. One block from the best Hospital, 3 blocks from banks. I don't live there but wish I did. I go often to shop or enjoy the varied dining... More 

Thank Joann R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

So much history. Not just Alabama either. It is a large, very old and beautiful cemetery. The main point for land surveys in Alabama is located in this cemetery.

Thank Robert M
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Met with group for regular Sat evening tour of down town Huntsville ( I think there are 3 different ones ) several stops along way to view and told of history area including ghost ( nothing scary ) . Beautiful homes most pre dating the Civil War . Will return to take the other walks

Thank d f
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

There's an app that can guide you through the neighborhood giving you the history on certain homes and landmarks very close to downtown. Since it was so hot we chose to drive but it seems the app works better if you choose to walk it. I realize this is a review for the neighborhood itself, but we found the app... More 

Thank BranNewareAtl

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