Brierfield in Bibb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Bibb Naval Furnaces Brierfield Furnaces
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1865 - Furnaces destroyed by Wilson’s Raiders, U. S. A.
1866 - Furnaces rebuilt and operated by Gen. Gorgas, former Ordnance Chief, C. S. A.
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 33° 2.573′ N, 86° 57.264′ W. Marker is in Brierfield, Alabama, in Bibb County. Marker is at the intersection of Montevallo Road (State Highway 25) and County Road 62, on the left when traveling west on Montevallo Road. Marker located at the entrance to the Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brierfield AL 35035, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Absalom Pratt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bibb Furnace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hayes-Morton House (approx. half a mile away); Sunshine & Dorothy Morton HouseSix Mile Male & Female Academy Site (approx. 3.8 miles away); Site of Six Mile Male And Female Academy (approx. 3.9 miles away); Town of Wilton (approx. 4.8 miles away); Piper / Coleanor (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brierfield.
Also see . . . Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park's Website. (Submitted on October 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,393 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.