McCalla in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
James Monroe "Jim" Williams married Martha Evaline George.
Mr. Williams was a farmer and a coal miner at Gray Hill in Bibb County, Alabama.
They raised ten children, of which seven were born in this house.
Donated by Mrs. Audry Williams, restored 1976
Erected by Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
Location. 33° 15.4′ N, 87° 3.743′ W. Marker is in McCalla, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Tannehill Road half a mile north of Confederate Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8001 Tannehill Rd, 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. Pioneer Farm Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Tapawingo Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wesley Hall Grist Mill & Cotton Gin (about Eighth Iowa Cavalry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tannehill Furnaces (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fowler House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nail House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Blower House (approx. 0.7 miles 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 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 14 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.