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Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

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Address: 12632 Confederate Parkway, Mc Calla, AL 35111
Phone Number: 205 477 5711
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: This park is built around the ruins of Birmingham's first 19th-century...
This park is built around the ruins of Birmingham's first 19th-century iron factory.
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A little off the beaten path but worth a visit. The museum is very interesting and informative. Be sure to get a map of the grounds on your way in to find the original... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A little off the beaten path but worth a visit. The museum is very interesting and informative. Be sure to get a map of the grounds on your way in to find the original ironworks. It is a small hike to get there.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Great place to camp. We visit TH several times per year. The campsites are a bit tight in the full hookup but really shaded. The electric/water sites are our favorite but if we're feeling lazy and dont want to deal with the tootie-toter we go full hookup. There's a creek that runs through the park and many campsites are along... More 

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Madison, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The park is a little ways from the interstate but worth the drive. There is lots to see and do here. They have moved some of the log cabins from other places. They have several festivals and craft sales in the log cabins. There is a stream running through the park that is nice for fishing and swimming. They have... More 

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Mccalla
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Wonderful quite place to get away. Gret camp sites clean bath houses with lots of trails to hike or a lazy river to play in. Iron works museam on property and scheduled events through out the year

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The area is beautiful and has a few areas that can be fished. Lots of people set up their RVs and camp. Trade days are good for walking around and browsing local wares ranging from hair bows to plants and crafts. The price to get in is affordable but there aren't many trails to hike and the museum costs extra.... More 

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texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Very clean and interesting park. I hiked along many of the well-kept trails and never saw another person. The stream water was cool and clear. The historical buildings alone are worth the trip. It's not far off of I-20/59 between Birmingham & Tuscaloosa. Very easily accessed and I would highly recommend visiting if you are interested in a little civil... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This place is much bigger than we anticipated, there is far more to see here than we had allowed for. The site has buildings over a very large park, and it would easily take a day to see it all. We found the actual Museum building to be extremly interesting, there are many historical artifacts covering the hisory of the... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The park was in very nice shape, cleanliness, very friendly staff. Will come back again when in the area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We love Tannehill even tho we only live 12 miles from the park. They have a large trade day the 3rd Saturday of each month, a museum, trails and the old Confederate Iron works. There is a section with full hookups, a lot of sites with water and electric and primitive section. Beware if you go in October the campground... More 

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Hueytown, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I love going to Tannehill State Park! It is such a peaceful setting. You can enjoy the picnic area, camping, stores, train ride, their Trade Days, and many other hosted activities. I particularly love their paved walking trail! The creek is so nice, too!

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