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

Nail House

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, August 5, 2015
1. Nail House Marker
Inscription.  
Built by Jules Nail in the Mt. Olive Community of Jefferson County

Mr. Nail lived in the house until the 1880's, except for a period of service with the Union Army during the war.

Donated by Mack Lee and Thomas Nail...

Restored 1979
 
Erected by Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 33° 15.02′ N, 87° 4.262′ W. Marker is in McCalla, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Confederate Parkway south of Tannehill Road, on the right 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. Belcher House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pipe DL & CO 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bessemer Sewer System (within shouting distance of this marker); "Hot Pot", Ensley Works
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By Sandra Hughes, August 5, 2015
2. Nail House Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Blower House (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Jefferson Stewart House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peel House (about 300 feet away); The Collins House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McCalla.
 
Also see . . .  Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. Park website entry (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 186 times since then and 10 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.

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May. 10, 2021