Janney Furnace was built by Alfred A. Janney in 1863 & 1864 to produce pig iron during the Civil War
Confederate States of America .
Janney Furnace Park is now part of the Calhoun County Park System and is open to the public daily from 8:00 am to dusk.
The Calhoun County Confederate Memorial is located at
Janney Furnace and was erected by the
Sons of Confederate Veterans,
General George 'Tige' Anderson Camp # 453
of Anniston, Alabama, on June 1, 2003.
The Confederate Memorial is the largest black granite Confederate Memorial in the world. The center wall contains the names of 908 men from Calhoun County, Alabama, who died while in service for the Confederate States of America.
The left Memorial (The General Lee) contains those Calhoun County men who served and survived the war and whose last names begin with 'A' through 'K'. The right Memorial (The 'Gallant' Pelham) contains those Calhoun County men who served and survived the war and whose last names begin with 'L' through 'Z'.
Tthe Confederate Museum and Native American Museum which houses over 150
War Between the States memorabilia and over 500 American Indian artifacts from the surrounding area.
Hours of operation for the Museum are
10:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday
12:00 to 5:00, Saturday and Sunday.
Addmission is FREE.