Historic Markers Across Alabama



Bibb Naval Furnaces -- Brierfield Furnaces



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Hwy 25 west of Wilton, AL
County: Bibb
Coordinates: N 33° 2.573    W 086° 57.264
  33.04288333    -86.9544
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDJHH
 



Text:

The principal iron producer for the Confederate foundry at Selma, where naval guns and ironclads were made. 1865-Furnaces destroyed by Wilson's Raiders, U.S.A. 1866-Furnaces rebuilt and operated by Gen. Gorgas, former Ordnance Chief, C.S.A.







End of Bibb Naval Furnaces -- Brierfield Furnaces