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South Carolina, rapidly followed by six other southern states, secedes from Union in reaction to election of Lincoln, who opposes extension of slavery into western territories. These states organize the Confederate States of America.
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ALABAMA - Madison County - Historic Districts

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Historic District **
(added 2001 - Madison County - #01001407)
Also known as Normal Hill College Historic District
Chase Rd., Normal
(2910 acres, 28 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Warren, Knight & Davis, Olmstead Brothers
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture, Black, Education, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949, 1950-1974
Owner: State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Education, Funerary, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, College, Hospital, Research Facility, School, Storage, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Education, Funerary, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Cemetery, College, Research Facility, School, Storage, Storage

Lanford, William, House
(added 1994 - Madison County - #94000499)
Also known as Lanford--Simpson House;Pleasant Hill Farm
7400 Old Madison Pike, Huntsville
(1120 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Leadingham, William C.
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Old Town Historic District **
(added 1978 - Madison County - #78000499)
Roughly bounded by Dement and Lincoln Sts., and Randolph and Walker Aves., Huntsville
(940 acres, 229 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italianate, Mission/Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Twickenham Historic District **
(added 1973 - Madison County - #73000357)
Roughly bounded by Clinton Ave., California St., Newman Ave. and S. Green St., and Franklin St., Huntsville
(1500 acres, 111 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Professional, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Professional, Single Dwelling

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