During the Civil War, the Confederacy constructed Fort Tyler in Chambers County to protect the railroad bridge, wagon bridge, and Confederate supplies in the city of West Point, Georgia, just over the county line. Union forces seized the fort and destroyed the railroad during the Battle of West Point, one of the last battles of the war.
Valley Alabama is a city in Chambers County. Valley was incorporated in 1980 combining the four textile mill villages of Fairfax, Langdale, River View, and Shawmut. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 9,524. The city lies on the western bank of the Chattahoochee River, the state border between Alabama and Georgia.
Langdale Theater Valley Alabama Chambers County Alabama 6001 20th Ave Valley AL 36854 334-756-3623 The theater was built in 1937, after the old wood frame theater and school burned. Originally designed by Kennon Perry, architect of Atlanta, it is a stylized neo-Georgian two-story brick building. It has a formally balanced facade connected by a cloister to […]