Jefferson County (37)

Historic Markers Across Alabama

 

Jefferson County was created on 1819.

The county seat is in Birmingham, AL.,
and the county is 1,111 sq mi Square Miles in area.



  Click here to visit the Jefferson county home page.

  FIPS Code: 01073

  Information about Jefferson County, Alabama, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Jefferson County.

 

There are 192 Historic Markers in Jefferson County.

1963 Church Bombing Victims   -   AHC 
  Greenwood Cemetery Airport Blvd Birmingham WMDN4A      

4th Avenue District   -    
  in a park on the corner of 4th Avenue and 17th Street North, Birmingham, AL      

A County Older Than the State-Jefferson County   -   AHA 
  efferson Co. Courthouse, Birmingham      

A History of Vestavia Hills   -    
  on Montgomery Highway (US Highway 31) north of Shades Crest Road, Vestavia Hills, Alabama WMCPCG      

A New City / Building early Birmingham   -    
  1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL      

A.B. Loveman House   -   AHC 
  2956 Rhodes Circle, Birmignaham, AL WMD14C      

Anthony L. Barnes/The Cahaba Pumping Station   -    
  on Sicard Hollow Rd, east of Cahaba Heights Rd, Vestavia, AL WMKTM7      

Arthur D. Shores   -    
  on 5th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Beehive Coke Oven Memorial   -    
  950 Central Avenue, Fultondale, AL WMDE0K      

Before Birmingham: Jones Valley   -    
  1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL      

Belcher House 1870   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

Belview Heights Neighborhood   -   AHC 
  4316 Avenue Q, Birmingham AL      

Bernard Whitehurst   -    
  At the Montgomery City Hall on Madison Ave at N Perry St., Montgomery, AL WMGWQK      

Bessemer Sewer System   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

Birmingham District Minerals   -    
  1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL      

Birmingham Water Works Company (1887) / Cahaba Pumping Station (1890)   -    
  at the intersection of Cahaba Heights Road and Sicard Hollow Road and Blue Lake Drive, Birmingham, Alabama WMKTM5      

Birmingham-Southern College   -   AHA 
  on Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama      

Black Creek Park, Five Mile Creek Greenway Partnership And The Fultondale Coke Oven Park   -   ABT 
  in Black Creek Park, on Yarbrough Rd, Fultondale, AL WMDBYJ      

Blower House / Roupes Valley Iron Co.   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education   -    
  on Park Avenue, Hoover, Alabama WMDAX3      

Boilers - Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark   -    
  is located on the grounds of Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark on 32nd Street North, Birmingham, AL      

Briarwood Presbyterian Church PCA   -    
  At the church on Altadena Rd. Hoover, AL WMDN46      

Bright Star "Alabama's Oldest Restaurant" / Koikos Restaurant "An American Classic"   -   ABT 
  on 19th Street N, Bessemer, Alabama WMDPAZ      

Brock Drugs Building   -    
  at the intersection of 4th Avenue North and 18th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Brock's Gap / Historic Gateway To Birmingham The South and North Railroad Cut.   -    
  on South Shades Crest Road ¾ mile south of Bessemer Cut Off Road (State Highway 150), Hoover, Alabama WMDAWQ      

Brookside Russian Orthodox Church / Brookside's Unique Heritage   -   ABT 
  at the intersection of Park Avenue and Pastor Street, Brookside, Alabama WME5XN      

Cahaba Project   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of Main Street (U. S. Highway 11) and Parkway Drive, Trussville, Alabama      

Canaan Baptist Church   -   AHA 
  on Morgan Rd, Bessemer, Alabama WMDPJB      

Cane Creek School   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

Canterbury United Methodist Church   -    
  on the church grounds on Overton Road. WMDE01      

Carrie A. Tuggle 1858 - 1924   -    
  at the intersection of 5th Avenue North and 16th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Center Point, Alabama: A Great New City Springs Forth   -   ABT 
  on Center Point Pkwy (State Highway 75), Center Point, Alabama WM8XKN      

Charles Jefferson Stewart House   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

City of Brighton / Original Black Residential Districts   -   ABT 
  Brighton, AL      

City of Fairfield   -   ABT 
  Fairfield, AL      

City of Lipscomb, Alabama Centennial Celebration   -   ABT 
  Lipscomb, AL      

Civil Rights Freedom Riders   -   AHC 
  at the site of a former Greyhound bus station on 4th Ave. N at 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL.      

Civil War - Barnes School   -    
  at the corner of Clayton and South Court Streets, Montgomery, Alabama WMDDDE      

Clark Building   -    
  on 20th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Concord Center - Time Capsule   -    
  on 3rd Avenue North near Richard Arrington Jr, Blvd North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Confederate Storehouse Burned by Federal Troops   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of Main St and Chalkville Rd., Trussville, AL      

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients   -    
  at the intersection of Montevallo Road (State Road 119) and Cleveland Street, Leeds, Alabama      

Dewberry Drugs and Phenix Insurance Company Buildings   -    
  at the intersection of Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North and 2nd Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Donnelly House   -   AHC 
  on Highland Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama WMD101      

Downtown Graysville   -   ABT 
  on South Main Street south of 2nd Avenue SE, Graysville, Alabama WME5XF      

Dr. Ruth J. Jackson 1898 - 1982   -    
  intersection of 5th Avenue North and 16th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

East Birmingham   -   AHC 
  the intersection of 12th Avenue and Cahaba Street, Birmingham, Alabama WMD1A9      

East Lake Community   -   AHC 
  7701 1st Avenue North, Birmingham AL WMCPHA      

East Lake Park   -   AHC 
  can be reached from 1st Avenue North (U.S. 11) south of 83rd Street North, Birmingham, Alabama WMJXM8      

Eddie James Kendrick   -    
  at the intersection of 4th Avenue North By Tim Carr, March 10, 2008 2. Eddie Kendrick and the Temptations by artist Ronald Scott McDowell and 18th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Edgewood   -    
  at the intersection of Oxmoor Road and Broadway Street, Homewood, Alabama WMCPGR      

Edgewood Lake (Drained 1940's) Birmingham Motor & Country Club / Edgewood Country Club (Demolished 1930's)   -    
  at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and University Park East, Homewood, Alabama WMCP75      

Ensley, Alabama   -   ABT 
  Ensley, AL      

First Baptist Church of Trussville   -   AHA 
  in the Trussville Cemetery on Main Street, Trussville, AL WMMVYN      

First Tuberculosis Sanatorium   -    
  Fairway Drive east of Cahaba Road, Mountain Brook, Alabama WMCPH8      

Five Points South   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of 20th Street South and 11th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama      

Forest Park   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of Essex Road South and Clairmont Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama      

Founding of Hoover   -    
  at the intersection of Montgomery Highway (U.S. 31) and Braddock Drive, Hoover, Alabama      

Fourth Avenue Historic District   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of 4th Avenue North and 17th Street North, Birmingham, Ala      

Fowler House   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

Fraternal Hotel Building   -    
  on 4th Avenue North west of 17th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Gardendale, Alabama   -   ABT 
  at the intersection of Main Street and Bell Street, Gardendale, Alabama WMA4Y3      

Glen Iris Park   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of 16th Avenue South and Glen Iris Park, Birmingham, Alabama WMDDQ6      

Graham Cemetery   -   AHC 
        

Green Acres Café   -    
  on 4th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Hale - Joseph Home   -    
  at the intersection of Bluff Road and Cloudland Drive, Hoover, Alabama WMDDQB      

Hallman Hill   -    
  Oxmoor Road west of 19th Street South, Homewood, Alabama WMCPCY      

Historic Lakeview Cemetery   -    
  at the intersection of Port Birmingham Rd (State Highway 269) and Finland Road, Mulga, Alabama WME5XH      

History of the 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing   -    
  at the intersection of East Lake Boulevard and 57th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Hollywood / Hollywood Town Hall / Hollywood Country Club   -    
  at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Laprado Place, Homewood, Alabama      

Homewood   -    
  at the intersection of 29th Avenue South and 18th Street South, Homewood, Alabama WMDDQH      

Hoover: A Great Place To Live   -   ABT 
  Municipal Ln at Montgomery Hwy (US 31), Hoover WMDAVW      

Hosea Holcombe 1780-1841   -   AHA 
  14th Street South (State Highway 150) south of Fairfax Avenue, Bessemer, Alabama WMDPJA      

Howard College   -   AHA 
  on 2nd Ave S between 77th and 78th streets, Birmingham, AL WMCPHB      

Howard College (#2)   -   AHA 
  U.S. Highway 31 on Shades Mtn.      

Howard College - Now Samford University   -   AHA 
  7737 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham AL WMCPHB      

Hueytown And The Alabama Gang   -   ABT 
  Hueytown, AL      

Independent Presbyterian   -    
  at the intersection of Highland Avenue South and 31st Street South, Birmingham, Alabama WMD19Z      

Irondale Furnace   -   AHC 
        

Ironmaking   -    
  located near the base of the water tower on the grounds of Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark on 1st Avenue North (U.S. 11), Birmingham, Alabama      

Jefferson County Courthouse Site   -   AHA 
  on Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd North north of 3rd Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Jefferson County Courthouses   -   AHA 
  at the Jefferson County courthouse at 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North, Birmingham AL.      

Jefferson Warriors   -   AHA 
  is on Center Point Road (State Highway 75) south of Main Street, Pinson, Alabama      

John Henry   -    
  on Thornton Avenue, Leeds, Alabama      

John Wesley Hall Grist Mill & Cotton Gin   -    
  8001 Tannehill Rd, Mc Calla, AL      

Jonathan Bass House Museum   -    
  on Montevallo Road, Leeds, Alabama      

Jordan Home   -   AHA 
  2834 Highland Avenue South, Birmingham AL WMD142      

Julius Ellsberry   -    
  located inside Kelly Ingram Park which is between 16th and 17th Streets, Birmingham, Alabama      

Julius Ellsberry Memorial Park   -    
  On a small plot of land, triangular in shape, about the area of 1/2 city block on Finley Avenue North 1 mile east of 13th Place North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Lane Park   -    
  at the intersection of Cahaba Road and Park Lane, Birmingham, Alabama WMCPH3      

Leeds Benchmark History   -   ABT 
  7901 Parkway Drive, Leeds, AL      

Leeds Benchmarks in History   -   ABT 
  on Bankhead National Highway (US 78) at 6th St., Leeds, AL. WMD7VR      

Lover's Leap   -    
  on Shades Crest Road south of Park Avenue, Hoover, Alabama WMDDAR      

Lynching In America / The Lynching of William Miller   -    
  3700 Huntsville Avenue, Bessemer, AL WMV07A      

Morris Avenue Historic District / Elyton Land Company   -    
  at the intersection of Morris Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama      

Mount Calvary Cemetery   -    
  on Cedar Mountain Road, Clay, Alabama WM77AA      

Mountain Brook   -    
  on Church Street, Mountain Brook, Alabama WMCZBW      

Mt. Hebron Cemetery   -   ABT 
  east of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church on AL Hwy 119, Leeds, AL WMD7W3      

Mt. Hebron School   -    
  On Cahaba Valley Rd, Leeds, AL WMD9FC      

Nail House   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

New Hope Cemetery   -    
  On Grantswood Rd at Grantswood Trail, Birmingham, AL WMH7FQ      

North Birmingham   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of 27th Street North and 31st Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama WMDDP3      

Old Blountsville Road   -   AHC 
        

Old Country Church   -    
  in Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Mc Calla, AL      

Oldest House In Shades Valley Cummings - Eastis - Beaumont House / Irondale Furnace Commissary   -    
  on Montevallo Road west of Glenbrook Drive, Birmingham, Alabama WMCZBM      

Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887 - 1917   -    
  at the intersection of 17th Street North and 6th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Overseer's House   -    
  at the intersection of Park Avenue and Chapel Road, Hoover, Alabama WMDAWT      

Oxmoor Iron Furnaces 1863-1928   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of Shannon Oxmoor Road and Shades Creek Circle, Birmingham, Alabama      

Patton Chapel Church 1866   -    
  on Patton Chapel Road west of Montgomery Highway (U.S. 31), Hoover, Alabama WMDAWK      

Pauline Bray Fletcher 1878 - 1970   -    
  at the intersection of 5th Avenue North and 16th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Peace Be Still / Mark 4:39   -    
  in Kelly Ingram Park on 6th St, Birmingham, AL      

Peel House   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

Pinson, Alabama   -   ABT 
  is on Main Street east of Center Point Road (U.S. 75), Pinson, Alabama WMA1ZE      

Pioneer Farm Buildings   -    
  8001 Tannehill Rd, Mc Calla, AL      

Pioneer Massey Cemetery   -   AHA 
  Marker can be reached from Advent Circle, Clay, Alabama      

Pipe DL & CO 1889   -    
  126323 Confederate Parkway, Mc Calla, AL      

Powell School   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of 6th Avenue North and 24th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Redmont Park Historic District   -    
  at the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Aberdeen Road, Birmingham, Alabama WMD0ZM      

Rickwood Field   -   ABT 
  at the intersection of 12th Street West and 2nd Avenue West, Birmingham, AL      

Rickwood Field Opening Day: August 18, 1910   -   ABT 
  at the intersection of 12th Street Southwest and 1st Court West, Birmingham, Alabama      

Robert Jemison, Jr. (1878-1974)   -    
  On Mountain Brook Blvd., Mountain Brook, AL WMD9GR      

Rocky Ridge Elementary Schoo   -    
  At theschool, 2876 Old Rocky Ridge Road, Hoover, AL WMDN45      

Roebuck Spring   -    
  on Roebuck Boulevard, Birmingham, Alabama WMCPHE      

Roebuck Springs Historic District   -   AHA 
  on Cumberland Drive east of 4th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama      

Rosedale   -    
  at the intersection of 18th Street South and 26th Avenue South, Homewood, Alabama WMCPGZ      

Ross Bridge   -    
  on Ross Bridge Parkway 2.7 miles north of State Highway 150, Hoover, Alabama      

Rowan House   -   AHC 
  Montevallo Road (Alabama Route 119) near Woodruff Parkway, Leeds, Alabama      

Ruhama Baptist Church   -   AHA 
  on 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama WMCPHC      

S. H. Kress Five-And-Ten Cent Store   -    
  at the intersection of 19th Street North and 3rd Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Samford University   -   AHA 
        

Samford University   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Sherman Circle, Homewood, Alabama WMCP71      

School of Medicine   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of 7th Avenue South and 19th Street., Birmingham, Alabama      

Shades Crest Road Historical District   -    
  at the intersection of Shades Crest Road (County Road 97) and Park Avenue, Hoover, Alabama WMDAYJ      

Shades Crest Road Historical District   -    
  on Shades Crest Road east of Mimosa Lane, Hoover, Alabama WMDAYN      

Shades Valley High School   -    
  on 20th Place South, Homewood, AL WMDN49      

Shiloh Cemetery   -   ABT 
  on Ashville Road NE (US 411) just north of downtown Leeds, AL WMD7VC      

Sibyl Temple   -   ABT 
  at the intersection of Montgomery Highway (U.S. 31) and Shades Crest Road, Vestavia Hills, Alabama WMCPCC      

Site of Howard College 1887-1957   -   AHA 
  in East Lake on Second Avenue, South      

Site of the First Alabama-Auburn Football Game   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of Clairmont Avenue South and 32nd Street South, Birmingham, Alabama WMD1A2      

Sloss Furnaces   -   AHC 
  Marker located just inside the gated entrance to the grounds of Sloss Furnaces next to the gift Shop, 1st Avenue North (U.S. 11), Birmingham, Alabama      

Smithfield   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of 8th Avenue West and Center Street North, Birmingham, Alabama      

St. Vincent's Hospital   -    
  in the median on St. Vincents Drive, at the intersection of St. Vincents Drive and University Blvd South, Birmingham, Alabama WMVDDF      

Sweet Home / Henry W. Sweet   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of Arlington Avenue and 19th Street South, Bessemer, Alabama WMDPJ5      

Tannehill Ironworks   -   AHA 
        

Tapawingo Bridge   -    
  8001 Tannehill Rd, Mc Calla, AL      

Tarrant City Hall   -   ABT 
  city hall on Pinson Valley Parkway, Tarrant, AL WMDBWE      

Temple Wilson Tutwiler, II / Tutwiler Hotel   -    
  at the intersection of 20th Street North and 5th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

The Alabama Air National Guard and the Bay of Pigs Invasion   -   AHA 
  Memorial Park, East Lake Blvd, Birmingham      

The Alabama Theatre Built 1927   -    
  on 3rd Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

The Berry Project   -    
  on 2nd Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

The Birmingham Public Library / The Linn-Henley Research Library   -   AHA 
  2100 Park Place, Birmingham AL      

The Blowing Engine Room   -    
  Marker is located next to the north side entrance to the Blower Room, largest building on the grounds of Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark.      

The Cahaba Heart River of Alabama   -   AHA 
  n Old Springville Road / County Road 30, Clay, Alabama      

The Clay Community   -   ABT 
  Springville Road (County Road By Tim & Renda Carr, November 11, 2010 2. The Clay Community Marker 30) north of Deerfoot Parkway, Clay, Alabama      

The Coe House 1908   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of 29th Street South and Rhodes Circle South, Birmingham, Alabama` WMD146      

The Collins House   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

The Depot   -    
  on Thornton Avenue, Leeds, Alabama      

The Early Mountain Brook Village Area   -    
  on an "island" inside the Petticoat Lane circle in Mountain Brook Village WMDDZW      

The Foot Soldiers   -    
  in Kelly Ingram Park on 6th St, Birmingham, AL      

The Gas System   -    
  Marker is located between the water tower and Furnace No. 1 on the grounds of Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark.      

The Heaviest Corner On Earth   -    
  In a planter on 20th Street North and 1st Avenue North (U.S. 11), Birmingham, Alabama      

The Iron Man: Vulcan   -    
  On the grounds of Vulcan Park atop of Red Mountain south of Downtown Birmignham, AL.      

The Little Theater Clark Memorial Theatre Virginia Samford Theatre   -    
  at the intersection of 26th Street South and Hatcher Place, Birmingham, Alabama WMD0ZV      

The Old Mill (1927)   -    
  On Mountain Brook Blvd., Mountain Brook, AL WMD9V7      

The Park Avenue Historical District   -    
  at the intersection of Park Avenue and Rockland Drive, Hoover, Alabama WMDAWW      

The Rainbow Viaduct   -    
  Birmingham, Alabama      

The Tutwiler-Ridgely Rebirth   -    
  2021 Park Place, Birmingham, AL      

Title Building   -    
  at the intersection of Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd North and 3rd Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama      

Town of Cardiff   -   ABT 
  Cardiff      

Town of Sylvan Springs "Growing Into The Future"   -   ABT 
  Sylvan Springs      

Trussville   -   AHC 
  on Main Street (U. S. Highway 11), Trussville, Alabama      

Trussville Furnace   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of Parkway Drive and North Mall, in the median on Parkway Drive, Trussville, Alabama      

Trussville, Alabama   -   ABT 
  at the intersection of Parkway Drive and Lake Street, Trussville, Alabama WMAF17      

Tuxedo Junction   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of 20th Street (Alabama Route 269) and Ensley/5 Points W Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama      

Union Baptist Church & Cemetery   -   AHC 
  on County Road 18, Bessemer, Alabama WMDPJ8      

Union Hill Cemetery   -    
  on Hollywood Boulevard east of Malaga Avenue, Homewood, Alabama WMCMJC      

Union Hill Cemetery, Union Hill Methodist Episcopal Church, Union Hill School   -    
  at the intersection of Hollywood Blvd and Union Hill Drive, Homewood, Alabama WMCKA3      

United Confederate Veterans Camp Hardee No. 39   -    
  is on Martin Luther King Drive, Birmingham, Alabama      

United States Pipe and Foundry Company   -   AHA 
  Mounted to the wall of a building on 1st Avenue North (U.S. 11) at 34th Ave., Birmingham, Alabama WMD1N8      

Vestavia Hills Baptist Church / George Ward   -   AHA 
  on Vestavia Drive east of Beaumont Drive, Vestavia Hills, Alabama WMCPCQ      

Virgil Allen Howard   -    
  on Main Street north of Mt. Olive Road/Civic Center Drive, Gardendale, Alabama      

Vulcan Statue   -    
  1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL      

Walker Memorial Church   -    
  at the intersection of Tuscaloosa Avenue SW and 3rd Street SW, Birmingham, Alabama      

Wallace S. McElwain / Irondale Furnace Ruins   -    
  on Stone River Road north of Old Leeds Lane, Mountain Brook, Alabama WMCZBH      

We Love Homewood   -   ABT 
  at the intersection of 29th Avenue South and 18th Street South, Homewood, Alabama WMCPGX      

Wear Cemetery   -    
  on Old Springville Road / County Road 30, Clay, Alabama WM8H3H      

Williams House   -    
  8001 Tannehill Rd, Mc Calla, AL      

Wilson Chapel and Cemetery   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of Cumberland Drive and Balcourt Drive, Birmingham, Alabama WM2DM0      

Wilson's Raiders   -   AHA 
  331 Cotton Avenue SW, Birmingham AL WME4V1      

Woodward Post Office   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

Zion Memorial Gardens   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of Tarrant Huffman Road and Marshall Avenue, at the intersection of Tarrant Huffman Road and Marshall Avenue, WMDBWA      

“Hot Pot", Ensley Work   -    
  12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL      

 

M  - The marker is missing.
R  - The marker has been removed.

 

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