Alabama Bronze Map

A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History

image from Bronze Map: 'Annie's Town'


65. Annie's Town

Anniston, Calhoun County


The Woodstock Iron Company established Alabama's "Model City" as a private industrial town in 1872. Eleven years later the company opened the town to the public and renamed it "Annie's Town" after the wife of the local railroad president.