Shelby County Museum and Archives

The Shelby County Museum and Archives is located in the old county courthouse in Columbiana. The structure was built in 1854 in the Jeffersonian architectural style. The museum displays artifacts and photographs from the territorial period through World War II. The archives houses histories of Shelby County families, communities, and organizations, as well as Federal Census records and other research materials. The courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

Courtesy of Jimmy Emerson