Alabama Constitution Village
|Alabama Constitution Village|
|Official name: Constitution Hall Park|
|Designated||October 31, 1975|
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.
- "The Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage". preserveala.org. Alabama Historical Commission. April 1, 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 28, 2013. Retrieved April 28, 2013.
- "Santa's Village named event of the year". US States News (Newswire). Springfield, VA: HT Media, Ltd. August 23, 2006.
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