In 1856 tracks were laid by the Memphis and Charleston Railroad company where the city of Madison is located. The city is in Madison County
), just west of Huntsville
along Interstate 565.
It was named for Madison County, which was named for President James Madison when the original settlers came to the area.
Some of the attractions in the area include the Madison Aquatic & Recreation Park which house much baseball, basketball, bowling, bicycling, football, and golfing.
The city is full of history with the Clay House Museum showing how it was to live, love and learn in 1850.
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries The Station |
Sports and Sporting Events Madison Aquatic Park |
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05/18 Coming to The area
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists
will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain
Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to
extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food
will be available at field.
Panoply Arts Festival Huntsville AL April26-28 Each spring in the heart of the Rocket City the arts are in full bloom at the Panoply Arts Festival.
Powers' Festival Newnan GA April27-28 Powers Festival supplies the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment.
Tennessee Strawberry Festival Dayton TN May4-11 The Tennessee Strawberry Festival is the celebration of small town life. It offers a chance for our community to showcase its beauty, history and commitment to family values.
World Music and Food Festival Nashville TN July19-21 Various live artists, cultural dancers and comedians... plus vendors! It will be a festival of celebration and cultural extravaganza!