Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Janney Foundry Co.
by this foundry to the
1861 — 1865
Erected by Sophie Bibb Chapter U.D.C.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Places • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 32° 22.995′ N, 86° 18.539′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Court Street and Randolph Street, on the right when traveling north on North Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 North Court Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Military Prison / Civil War Military Prisons (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Charles Graham Boyd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montgomery and Electricity / Hydroelectricity in the River Region (approx. ¼ mile away); Murphy House (approx. ¼ mile away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); High Red Bluff (approx. ¼ mile away); Bernard Whitehurst and the Whitehurst Case / Montgomery: Learning From the Past (approx. ¼ mile away); Elijah Cook / City of Montgomery v. Rosa Parks (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Regarding Janney Foundry Co.. The foundry was owned by industrialist Alfred A. Janney, and produced ordnance for the Confederacy along with various castings, sheet metal and ornamental ironwork. This foundry was burnt by Union troops invading Montgomery on April 12,1865. Janney also built the Janney Furnace in Calhoun County in 1863.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.