McCalla in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Collins House
Built in the late 1870s near Vernon, Alabama by Edward Francis Collins. Logs were cut from timber on the family farm and hand hewed.
The house remained in the Collins family until it was moved to this site in the spring of 1984.
It was given to the Tannehill State Park by Mrs. Cullen S. Collins and her family of Vernon.
Erected by Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 33° 14.934′ N, 87° 4.319′ W. Marker is in McCalla, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Confederate Parkway 0.3 miles south of Tannehill Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla AL 35111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Jefferson Stewart House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peel House (about 400 feet away); Cane Creek School (about 400 feet away); Pipe DL & CO 1889Bessemer Sewer System (about 500 feet away); "Hot Pot", Ensley Works (about 500 feet away); Blower House (about 500 feet away); Belcher House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McCalla.
Also see . . . Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. Park website homepage (Submitted on August 28, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.