When it dawned on me there is so much more to the story of Andrew Jackson in Huntsville than mentioned in a previous walkabout, I did the research and came up with this “Hollywood” version of the spectacle.
After moving to my new bungalow on the backwaters of the Tennessee River, I found an abundance of wildlife in the immediate area and began taking nature photos when the best opportunity seemed to present. This is a collection of those photos, mostly of warm-blooded critters of one type or another. Although I have some bug pictures from other places that will likely make up another similar collection, I think I may do some additional macro-insect photos to add here sometime later.
After reviewing all the information available, it turns out that the current Huntsville City Transportation Bus Station is built immediately on top of the original Huntsville Train Shops that were built around 1860. In fact, it seems highly likely that the digital time and temperature display located in the center of the bus terminal awning, is just about exactly in the center of the original turntable location. The point of impact of the Lee High School Bus, when it fell from the sky like a bomb, is also marked on these maps. Check it out.
Regardless of his beginning, it turns out that William Eric Freeman wasn’t much of a hero either. Because, while My Encounter With Danny Golden revealed he was poorly trained and incompetent, Eric Freeman was not only that, but he was also corrupt. My first encounter with Eric Freeman was not until 2001 and under circumstances that I am discussing only briefly because there are still outstanding legal issues, and injuries which trump any statute of limitation.
Click on the photograph for a panoramic showing where the new bicentennial fountain SHOULD be located. Bye Centennial apparently is the correct connotation for the activities and “celebrations” to be associated with Huntsville’s bicentennial year of 2005. As Huntsvillian’s know, Huntsville was first founded in 1805 in and around the Big Spring downtown. There is […]