Alabama Constitution Village, Huntsville

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The Alabama Constitution Village, also known as Constitution Hall Park, is a historical open-air museum in Huntsville, Alabama that reenacts life in 1819. The eight buildings include a law office, print shop, land surveyor's office, post office, cabinetmaker's shop and residence. It was added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on October 31, 1975.
On July 5, 1819 in the vacant cabinet shop, forty-four delegates came together from the Constitutional convention to inaugurate Alabama as the twenty-second state. The Alabama Constitution Village is part of the Earlyworks Museum Complex, along with the Huntsville Depot and EarlyWorks Children's History Museum.
The Alabama Constitution Village hosts an annual Santa's Village event which was named the Alabama event of the Year in 2006. In 2004 and 2005 the event was cited as a Top 20 event by the Southeastern Tourism Society.
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  • In the heart of the city of Huntsville, Al. Original buildings where the first Alabama State Capitol was held in 1819. The first constitution was written here. The building have all been refurbished....  more »
  • We visited the recently improved Constitution Villingen in Huntsville. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and provided a lot of details on the history of the place, the architecture, Huntsville...  more »

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