Riverdale Textile Mill

Street address: 

Valley, AL 36863

334-642-1411 (Chamber)
Mon.–Fri. continuous operation

P.O. Box 205

Lanett, AL 36863


Built in 1866. Building extends over Chattahoochee River and therefore resides in both Alabama and Georgia. Ground level entrance to each of 4 stories. Appeared in Ripley's Believe It or Not.

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