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Address: Huntsville, AL
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Magnificent neighborhood

The self guided tour of Twickenham is fabulous. Maps are available - I wouldn't recommend walking without a map. Each home has a bit of history written on the map and many homes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
CindyLou L
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Brooksville, Florida, United States
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Brooksville, Florida, United States
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The self guided tour of Twickenham is fabulous. Maps are available - I wouldn't recommend walking without a map. Each home has a bit of history written on the map and many homes have plaques near the sidewalk to identify its name and history. The homes are all privately owned and one cannot tour inside but the outsides are awesome.

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Fredericksburg, VA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

As a "nonbeliever" (in ghosts), the knowledgeable and animated guide (sorry forgot his name... sheriff's dept by day, paranormal investigations team at night... Kevin maybe?) drew me in! There was a fun ghost radar app for phones, recommended at the start of the tour, and the blips on my screen added to the spookiness. Aside from that, the guide had... More 

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Sylacauga, Alabama
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

All the Homes in this Historical district are beautiful. Each historical home has a plaque I'm front of it. I wished there was a map to help people drive the area on their own. I will definitely return to the area for a revisit with my camera. It is close to the cities center with a lot amenities and live... More 

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Thank 519cherylw
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

For anyone who wants to live in the city center, Twickenham is the place to be. Walk to everything you need within blocks. Quaint but with all modern conveniences. Shopping, restaurants, Publix. One block from the best Hospital, 3 blocks from banks. I don't live there but wish I did. I go often to shop or enjoy the varied dining... More 

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Thank Joann R
Huntsivlle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

So much history. Not just Alabama either. It is a large, very old and beautiful cemetery. The main point for land surveys in Alabama is located in this cemetery.

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Thank Robert M
Huntsville, Alabama
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Met with group for regular Sat evening tour of down town Huntsville ( I think there are 3 different ones ) several stops along way to view and told of history area including ghost ( nothing scary ) . Beautiful homes most pre dating the Civil War . Will return to take the other walks

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Atlanta
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

There's an app that can guide you through the neighborhood giving you the history on certain homes and landmarks very close to downtown. Since it was so hot we chose to drive but it seems the app works better if you choose to walk it. I realize this is a review for the neighborhood itself, but we found the app... More 

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Thank BranNewareAtl
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45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We downloaded an app to our phones from the Huntsville Convention Bureau and borrowed some bikes from the hotel and took off to see the town. The audio tour gave us directions to the sites and then gave us a brief run down of the house or building. It was a lovely area and the tour added to our enjoyment.... More 

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Mississippi
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76 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We had a step-on guide and did a tour of the Twickenham Historical District. I have been to Huntsville many times, but never seen all that is in this area of Huntsville. I loved it and the group really liked the homes.

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Huntingdon, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Worth driving through this area. Some of the prettiest neighborhoods I have seen. We went through with a guide, Jackie Reeves of Avalon Tours. Her knowledge of the area made it even more enjoyable.

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