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Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park depicts Alabama life in the mid-19th century with a cotton gin, working gristmill, pioneer farm, and a turn-of-the-century church along with more than 40 other historical buildings. The park also includes hiking trails, a museum and a fishing creek along with a campground and cabins for overnight stays
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park has more than 1,500 acres in three counties set aside for hiking, camping and outdoor recreation. A miniature railroad chugs through the pines. From spring through fall, the blacksmith, miller and craftsmen demonstrate their trades. Craft shops occupy restored pioneer cabins and artisans chat with visitors from their front porches. Steeped in history, Tannehill feels timeless. The cotton gin, pioneer farm and working gristmill preserve a long-gone way of life. Hiking trails retrace historic roadways. Artifacts of Alabama’s 19th century iron industry displayed in the Iron and Steel Museum put in perspective the massive stone furnaces, Tannehill’s awe-inspiring centerpiece.