Historic Markers Across Alabama

Tannehilll Furnace and Foundry

Marker ID: DAR 
Location: 22481 Highway 316, McCalla, AL
County: Tuscaloosa
Coordinates: N 33° 16.735    W 087° 05.602
  33.27891666    -87.09336666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMGHRV


Tannehill Furnace and Foundry
(1829 – 1865)

2 ½ miles East – the beginning of the Steel Industry in this area. Iron Ore, reduced by charcoal, hauled by oxcart, was made into plows, pots, cannon and munitions.

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