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Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sloss Blast Furnaces

National Historic Landmark

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, May 15, 2021
1. Alisa Blast Furnaces Marker
Inscription.  
Sloss Blast Furnaces
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
1981
National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior

ASM International
has designated
Sloss Furnaces
an historical landmark

Sloss Furnaces, which became operative in 1882, were instrumental in establishing the iron industry in the South. Modernized in 1927-1928, they remained in operation until 1970.
1986
 
Erected 1981 by National Park Service and United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks.
 
Location. 33° 31.294′ N, 86° 47.412′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from 32nd Street South. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 32nd St S, Birmingham AL 35222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this

Alisa Blast Furnaces Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, May 15, 2021
2. Alisa Blast Furnaces Marker
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marker. Sloss Furnaces (a few steps from this marker); Duncan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Racial Terrorism and Convict Leasing / Racial Violence at Brookside Mines (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Blast Furnace (about 400 feet away); Foundations of Beehive Coke Ovens (about 400 feet away); Casting Pigs (about 400 feet away); The Stock Trestle (about 400 feet away); Ironmaking (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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