Historic Markers Across Alabama



Arsenal Anvil



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of Sylvan Street and Water Avenue, Selma, Alabama
County: Dallas
Coordinates: N 32° 24.509    W 087° 0.835
  32.40848333    -87.01391666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Anvil used in Selma’s Confederate Arsenal to make armament for Southern forces.

Presented to Sturdivant Museum Association April 1, 1961 by the Southern Railway Company which as the Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company purchased the anvil among scrap disposed of at the arsenal, in 1866. The anvil was in use in the railroad blacksmith shop until 1936.







End of Arsenal Anvil