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Janney Foundry Co.

1844 1928

 
 
Janney Foundry Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 5, 2017
1. Janney Foundry Co. Marker
Inscription.
Munitions of war furnished
by this foundry to the
Confederate States
of America
1861 — 1865

 
Erected by Sophie Bibb Chapter U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 22.995′ N, 86° 18.539′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Court Street and Randolph Street, on the right when traveling north on North Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 North Court Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Military Prison / Civil War Military Prisons (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Charles Graham Boyd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montgomery and Electricity / Hydroelectricity in the River Region (approx. mile away); Murphy House (approx. mile away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); Major Charles W. Davis, Infantry United States Army / "Above and Beyond"
Marker and former location of the Janney Foundry Co. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 5, 2017
2. Marker and former location of the Janney Foundry Co.
(approx. mile away); Bernard Whitehurst and the Whitehurst Case / Montgomery: Learning From the Past (approx. mile away); Elijah Cook / City of Montgomery v. Rosa Parks (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Regarding Janney Foundry Co.. The foundry was owned by industrialist Alfred A. Janney, and produced ordnance for the Confederacy along with various castings, sheet metal and ornamental ironwork. This foundry was burnt by Union troops invading Montgomery on April 12,1865. Janney also built the Janney Furnace in Calhoun County in 1863.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable PlacesWar, US Civil
 
View of marker at intersection of North Court and Randolph Streets. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 5, 2017
3. View of marker at intersection of North Court and Randolph Streets.
As a side note of this photo, you can barely see a C-130H aircraft, from a Maxwell AFB reserve unit, directly above the white fuel tank and tree above that in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 118 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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