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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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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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Great Camping Experience

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

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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Mc Calla
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have been going to Tannehill State Park for many year. So much to see and do. We have had many parties and get togethers at the park

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Boutte, Louisiana
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10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I stumbled on Tannehill when planning a get away for my Husband's 30th in 2013 and we so we decided to return with our daughter in 2014. We stayed in the Woodward Iron Co. Post Office both times, and loved it! The only thing that we were a little disappointed in was the previous year they talked about what they... More 

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Springfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We visited the trade days market/craft fair this weekend. Had a great time. The rain had been very heavy and a lot of the vendors had packed up and left when we arrived on sunday. But we found several really good things and met some great people. I would visit here again.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Tannehill was beautiful! Even though it was rainy we had a blast. The museum has a lot of history and the trails are good for hikers of any experience level. The trade day event was great. It had vendors from all over and a lot of unique items! Be sure to check out the craft cabins!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This park is one of the finest, most educational historic parks ever constructed. It's historical value alone, added into the mystique and ambiance of the surrounding hills, teleports one or a family or group, back to a time in our nation's not too distant past. The volunteer re-enactors (when present) add imeasurably to the surrounding atmosphere. The little shops throughout... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Birmingham Alabama is closest city. Shopping centers, small towns are a few miles away. Tannehill was a civil war confederate iron producing town that was so important, that the Union army sent a cavalry to destroy it. It lay as a ghostly site of ruins for long many years. Everything needed to make Iron is located within a few mile... More 

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Saint Amant, Louisiana
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

We rented a cabin for two nights. We were not ready to leave. This is such a beautiful park. We took our girls on a few trails. We woke up to deer's outside of our cabin.

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Trussville, Alabama
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

For the 6th year in a row, our family volunteered at the Baby Steps Memorial Run 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run, which my son and daughter-in-law and another couple started after losing children. (Funds raised go to the Amelia Center, a counseling center for parents who have lost children, children who have lost parent or siblings, etc.) As usual,... More 

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