Shelby County Museum and Archives

The Shelby County Museum and Archives is located in the old county courthouse in Columbiana, Shelby County. 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 and houses archival collections on a variety of subjects related to Shelby County. The courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

Old Shelby County Courthouse
Courtesy of Jimmy Emerson
Old Shelby County Courthouse