Past and present intertwine at this northern city. Significant Civil War history plays against Huntsville’s important role in the space age. In the early 1950s, the Redstone Rocket was developed here. It launched America’s space program. Space, technology, and defense industries remain key economic sectors. And lots of natural areas make the city especially lovely.
When there was every reason in the world to stay away and see the ruins, one woman traveled to Greece to get to work.More