"anniston alabama" Anniston by doug48
Anniston Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 24 photos
anniston is located off of I-20 in northeast alabama. anniston is the county seat of calhoun county alabama. the area around anniston was undeveloped until the civil war. the confederacy established a iron furnace near present day downtown. in 1865 the forces of union general john croxton destroyed the town's iron furnaces. in 1872 daniel tyler and samuel noble founded the woodstock iron company. in 1879 tyler established the town of anniston. in 1917 fort mc cellan was built near anniston. during WWII the anniston army depot was also established in the area. for decades after WW II these two military facilities were the basis of anniston's economy. of interest to the tourist is anniston's museums and nearby cheaha state park. also anniston is close to the talladega motor speedway.
cheaha state park is located about 20 miles south of anniston on hwy 281. mount cheaha is the highest point in the state... more travel advice
the berman museum is a very interesting place to visit when in the anniston area. the berman museum has an excellent... more travel advice
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