Anniston is a city in Calhoun County. The population is ~23,106. Anniston is the county seat of Calhoun County.
The city has many examples of Victorian-style homes, some of which have been restored or preserved. Several of the city’s churches are architecturally significant or historic, including the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Grace Episcopal Church, Parker Memorial Baptist Church, and the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, a predominantly African-American church in what is known as the Zion Hill community. Temple Beth EL, dedicated in 1893, is the oldest building in the state continuously used for Jewish worship.
The Library Of Congress has an 1888 drawing, “Bird’s Eye View Of Anniston, ALA,” available for downloading and framing. You can download it here.
Stringfellow Memorial Hospital
301 E 18th St
Anniston, AL 36207
The founder of the Stringfellow Memorial Hospital in Anniston, Alabama, Mary Stringfellow, was an organ player. The nurses say that if you are working the third shift, you can hear the organ being played in the chapel. But no one is there if you go and look. Stringfellow Memorial Hospital History & Hauntings
Anniston,Alabama is in Calhoun County. Visit the Calhoun County Alabama Main Page.
The establishment and growth of Fort McClellan and the Anniston Army Depot during the First and the Second World Wars boosted Anniston’s social life and economic status, luring in thousands of new residents.
The Victoria Inn, Anniston, Alabama
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The Victoria Inn in Anniston, Alabama was once a beautiful mansion that has been transformed into one of the best places to stay in Anniston Alabama. It’s been converted into The Hotel Finial, a restaurant and hotel. Reports of the piano being played and footsteps in the main part of the building have scared more than a few visitors. Sometimes the glasses hanging in the bar clink, and a woman has been spotted on the upstairs landing. A real jewel of Alabama, the Victoria Inn is one of the top choices of travellers including famous celebrities.
World’s Largest Office Chair
635 Noble St. Anniston AL
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Thirty-three feet tall and made of ten tons of steel, the world’s largest office chair.
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