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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Helena, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Shelby County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Shelby County, AL (47) Bibb County, AL (13) Chilton County, AL (27) Coosa County, AL (3) Jefferson County, AL (205) St. Clair County, AL (18) Talladega County, AL (29)  ShelbyCounty(47) Shelby County (47)  BibbCounty(13) Bibb County (13)  ChiltonCounty(27) Chilton County (27)  CoosaCounty(3) Coosa County (3)  JeffersonCounty(205) Jefferson County (205)  St.ClairCounty(18) St. Clair County (18)  TalladegaCounty(29) Talladega County (29)
Location of Helena, Alabama
    Shelby County (47)
    Bibb County (13)
    Chilton County (27)
    Coosa County (3)
    Jefferson County (205)
    St. Clair County (18)
    Talladega County (29)
 
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1Alabama (Shelby County), Helena — Central Iron Works
Side 1 During the final years of the Civil War, Montgomery merchants, Hannon, Offutt & Company, built a rolling mill here along the banks of Buck Creek. Called the Central Iron Works, the plant’s construction was superintended by Thomas . . . Map (db m76241) HM
2Alabama (Shelby County), Helena — Harmony GraveyardShelby County
This site began as the burying ground for Harmony Presbyterian Church, the first church built in the area that would become Helena. The earliest marked grave is Jones Griffin (died 1836), one of Andrew Jackson's Tennessee volunteers who was credited . . . Map (db m76237) HM
3Alabama (Shelby County), Helena — Helena Freight House & Depot
The South and North Alabama Railroad Company constructed the Helena Freight House & Depot about 1872 while repairing damage inflicted by Union raiders in 1865. The original location of the structure was just north of the present railroad . . . Map (db m76262) HM
4Alabama (Shelby County), Helena — Helena, Alabama
Side 1 At a crossroads, one mile south of Helena, a post office called Cove was established in 1849 and renamed Hillsboro in 1857. During the Civil War the South & North Railroad (the Louisville & Nashville Railroad) was constructed to . . . Map (db m76243) HM
 
 
  
 
May. 17, 2021