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Near McCalla in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tannehill Furnace And Foundry

(1829-1865)

 
 
Tannehill Furnace And Foundry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 13, 2010
1. Tannehill Furnace And Foundry Marker
Inscription. 2 ½ miles East - the beginning of Steel Industry in this area. Iron Ore, reduced by charcoal, hauled by oxcart, was made into plows, pots, cannon and munitions.

State Park- Camping, Nature Trails, Swimming and Fishing Early American Restorations.
 
Erected 1972 by Alabama, Society, United States Daughters of American Colonists.
 
Location. 33° 16.736′ N, 87° 5.602′ W. Marker is near McCalla, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Bucksville Road (Alabama Route 216) east of Interstate 59/20, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22491 Highway 216, Mc Calla AL 35111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eighth Iowa Cavalry (approx. 2.5 miles away); Tannehill Furnaces (approx. 2.5 miles away); Tannehill Ironworks (approx. 2.6 miles away); Civil War Site 1861-1865 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Town of Woodstock (approx. 6.1 miles away); Canaan Baptist Church (approx. 10.6 miles away); West Blocton, Alabama (approx. 11.2 miles away); Belle Ellen (approx. 11.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in McCalla.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Places
 
Tannehill Furnace And Foundry Marker West View image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 13, 2010
2. Tannehill Furnace And Foundry Marker West View
Marker is located off Exit 100 on Interstate 59/20.
Tannehill Furnace And Foundry Marker East View image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 13, 2010
3. Tannehill Furnace And Foundry Marker East View
Tannehill Furnace And Foundry image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr
4. Tannehill Furnace And Foundry
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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