Return to the main page

Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

12632 Confederate Parkway, McCalla, AL 35111, USA

This 1,500-acre park was created around Civil War-era iron-making furnaces. Furnaces were a major producer of iron for the Selma Arsenal and were destroyed by Union cavalry raiders in 1865. The park includes a museum, more than forty restored log cabins and other period buildings, including a working gristmill, church and school.


Satellite Map

Google Satellite Map of McCalla, AL.

View Larger Map » | Get Directions »


Tannehill is located off Interstate 59, 12 miles southwest of Bessemer, less than 30 minutes from downtown Birmingham. Take I-59/20 to Exit 100 and follow the signs (appoximately 2 miles) or you can take I-459 to Exit 1 and follow signs (approximately 7 miles).

Visitor Services

Lodging, public rest rooms, information, handicapped access, food, gift shop, museum, camping, trails.

Regular Events

Third weekend, March-November: Tannehill Trade Days; Memorial Day weekend: Civil War reenactment; September: blacksmith demonstration, Labor Day celebration; December: candlelight walking tour.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Park: adults $3.00, children (6-11) $1.00, seniors $2.00


Park Hours: sunrise to sunset, Visitor Center: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday 12:30pm - 4:30pm



Website »


Share your experience and read reviews...

See this site on TripAdvisor »

Contact Us

Are you a site manager? Need to update your site? Want to sign up? Have photos to share?


Our Sponsors

Powered by Blackbaud
nonprofit software