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Columbiana in Shelby County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Shelby County Courthouse

1854-1908

 
 
Shelby County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 6, 2009
1. Shelby County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Original seat of government of Shelby County established 1818 at Shelbyville (Pelham). Moved to Columbiana 1826. First courthouse a small wooden building located on this site. Replaced 1854 by two-story brick structure which forms central portion of this building. Later major alterations undertaken. Front and rear extensions added. Renovated structure designed in classical Jefferson style. Continued to serve as seat of county government until 1908 when new courthouse completed two blocks north.
 
Erected 1982 by Alabama Historical Association 1982.
 
Location. 33° 10.632′ N, 86° 36.432′ W. Marker is in Columbiana, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker is on South Main Street near Mildred Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbiana AL 35051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shelby Furnaces (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbiana, Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelby County War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Steam Engine (approx. 4.6 miles away);
Shelby County Courthouse & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 6, 2009
2. Shelby County Courthouse & Marker
Machine Shop Smoke Stack (approx. 4.6 miles away); Calera & Shelby Railroad (approx. 4.6 miles away); Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); History of Wilsonville, Alabama (approx. 8.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbiana.
 
Also see . . .  Shelby County Historical Society Web Site. (Submitted on November 7, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USGovernmentNotable Buildings
 
The Old Courtroom image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 6, 2009
3. The Old Courtroom
The New Shelby County Courthouse Built In 1908 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 6, 2009
4. The New Shelby County Courthouse Built In 1908
Downtown Columbiana and the Old Shelby County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr
5. Downtown Columbiana and the Old Shelby County Courthouse
National Register Of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 6, 2009
6. National Register Of Historic Places
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,234 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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