Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
First Papermaking In Alabama
The Tuskaloosa Paper Company made Alabama's first paper from rags in 1849 at a small mill at the foot of River Hill (3 ½ miles West), this early plant operated only a few years.
Erected by Greater Tuscaloosa Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 33° 13.355′ N, 87° 31.106′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Jack Warner Parkway Northeast north of Helen Keller Blvd, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Jack Warner Parkway Northeast, Tuscaloosa AL 35404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bryce Hospital Cemetery #2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Bryce Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bryce Hospital (approx. 1.3 miles away); Castle Hill - Daly Bottom Community (approx. 1½ miles away); University of Alabama’s Slavery Apology The University of Alabama School of Law (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sigma Alpha Epsilon (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 581 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on February 21, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 2. submitted on November 2, 2015, by American Sign Restoration of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 3. submitted on February 21, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.