Historic Markers Across Alabama

Maria Forge

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Ala. Hwy 77
County: Talladega
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None


Built in 1842. Here Riddle Brothers operated first and largest forge in Talladega Creek Valley. They made bar iron to supply plows, horseshoes, nails, other wrought-iron products to early settlers of area. Indians had been forced from area in 1836.

End of Maria Forge