History of Huntsville Newspapers 1813 – 2015 – AL.com

Did you know that there have been at least fifty newspapers published in Madison County Alabama since 1813? 

The Advocate, Alabama Republican, Daily Democrat, The Evening Banner, The Huntsville Confederate, The Huntsville Daily Mercury,Huntsville News, Huntsville Reporter, Huntsville Star and The Huntsville TImes – just some of Madison County’s newspapers. 

If you would like to learn more about the history of Huntsville Newspapers 1813-2015 you may attend a free program at the Downtown Huntsville-Madison County Library Monday evening Aug. 24th 7-9pm in the second floor Events Room. Thomas Hutchens with the library’s special collections will discuss both the history of the papers and explain how you can access them on microfilm in the library’s Heritage Room.


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