History of Huntsville
A Brief History of
By Matthew Pierce
Twickenham. This was before
Indian word that roughly translates to, “We’re getting out of here, there’s a tornado coming.”
Yankees, who did not know about the tornadoes. The rebels thought this was very funny. Several Yankees were
sucked up and landed on Monte Sano, where they remain to this day. They are called Presbyterians.
The first mayor of
Braun came to
out how to do this, so he gave up and invented Space Camp. He was very good at inventing things.
Starting in the 1960s,
invading, but engineers. These engineers were mostly short men, and all of them drove very fast cars. No one
really understood what they did for a living, but they all had lots of money. The engineers are still here today,
because engineers never really die—they just keep inventing ways to stay alive.
In the 1980s Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco formed a minor league baseball team called the Huntsville Stars.
The Stars played at Joe Davis stadium, where they excelled at making it all the way to the Southern League
Championship and then losing. Back then McGwire and Canseco were not using steroids, probably because
they were too busy eating the ice cream at the concession stand that comes in the little plastic helmets, which is
The most famous person in
is the arch nemesis of the tornado. Whenever it begins to rain in, say, western
interrupts television programming to broadcast warnings for the next seven hours straight. Many tornadoes have
gone away sad because Dan Satterfield ruined their sneak attacks.
on the cusp of research and technology. It is a crossroads, where the spirit of the Old South meets the expression
of the arts. It is a bustling, thriving community where diversity and tradition mingle.
Basically, it is a city that prides itself on not being