Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Donated to the City of Birmingham in 1971 by Jim Walter Corporation, the Sloss Furnaces were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1981.
Erected 1984 by Birmingham Historical Society in Cooperation with the Sloss Furnace Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 33° 31.284′ N, 86° 47.412′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from 1st Avenue North (U.S. 11) near 32nd Street North. Touch for map. Marker located
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duncan House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Blast Furnace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casting Pigs (about 300 feet away); The Stock Trestle (about 300 feet away); Slag (about 400 feet away); Ironmaking (about 400 feet away); Stock Trestle/Tunnel (about 400 feet away); The Gas System (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
Also see . . . More About Sloss Furnaces Historic Landmark. (Submitted on October 21, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
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