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Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works

 
 
Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
1. Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works Marker
Inscription.
This boulder
marks the site of the
Selma Navy Yard
and the Ordnance Works

destroyed by the Federals
1865
This tablet is placed in honor of the memory of hundreds of faithful men who made these great works a base for war material for the entire Confederate Army and Navy.

Captain Catesby ap Roger Jones, Commandant
Capt. David De Haven
Lieut. C. C. Sims
Lieut. N. H. VanZant
Chas. F. Fahs M.D.
James Thomas M.D.
W. M. Ladd
Simeon B Reardon
George Peacock
Simon Gay
A. E. Reimer

Here were cast some of the largest cannon ever made in America. And here were built under the command of Commodore E. Farrand the Battleship Tennessee and several gunboats which took park in the Battle of Mobile Bay, 1864.
 
Erected 1917 by Alabama Division United Daughters of Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 24.518′ N, 87° 0.847′ W. Marker is in Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Avenue and Sylvan Street, on the right when traveling east on Water Avenue. Click for map. Marker
Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works Marker in Front of the Old Depot Museum image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
2. Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works Marker in Front of the Old Depot Museum
located in front of the Old Depot Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 Martin Luther King Street, Selma AL 36703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of James Joseph Reeb (a few steps from this marker); Arsenal Anvil (within shouting distance of this marker); St. James Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Water Avenue (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Selma-Dallas County’s 1st Bridge 1884-1940 (approx. ¼ mile away); This Tablet Commemorates the Visit of Lafayette (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sgt Robert Weakley Patton (approx. 0.3 miles away); I Had A Dream (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Selma.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Art Work Depecting The Ships That Was Built By The Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
3. Art Work Depecting The Ships That Was Built By The Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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