In early 1863, Montgomery businessman Alfred A. Janney was in Calhoun County for the purpose of buying pig iron and iron ore for one of his furnaces. While scouting an area north of Ohatchee, he noticed an abundance of iron ore on the ground. (Full Story here.)
Come visit Janney Furnace Park.
See historic Janney Furnace;
(world's largest black granite
General James Holt Clanton Memorial;
Our visitors Center,
'General Clanton's Headquarters';
The Civil War
Native American Museum
Visit the Memorial
dedicated to our heroes of the Civil War who lived and died for Calhoun County!