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Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cold Water Falls

 
 
Cold Water Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2007
1. Cold Water Falls Marker
Inscription.
World's Largest Man-Made Natural Stone Waterfall
to be known in existence
80 feet wide, 48 feet tall
1,780 tons of Colbert County Sandstone
4,320,000 gallons of water per day passes over falls
Largest stone weights 77,000 pounds
120 days in construction

 
Erected by Designed by Audwin McGee Constructed by Robbins Property Development, Inc.
 
Location. 34° 43.806′ N, 87° 42.182′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is on S. Main Street. Click for map. Located in Spring Park Tuscumbia, Al near the waterfall. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sacred Tears (within shouting distance of this marker); Petrified Conifer Tree / Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Military Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuscumbia Big Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Tuscumbia, Alabama (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Indian History
Cold Water Man-Made Waterfall image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2007
2. Cold Water Man-Made Waterfall
(about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Colbert County Courthouse Square District (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscumbia.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNatural Resources
 
Cold Water Falls & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2007
3. Cold Water Falls & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,508 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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