"Come for the History and stay for the shopping" is the motto here. Rich in history, Columbiana is the home to Shelby County Historical Society Museum and archives, housed in the 1854 Shelby County Courthouse. The Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington is located in the Mildred B. Harrison Regional Library.
Park facilities include a City Park near Elvin Hill Elementary School and the Columbiana Sports Complex on McDow Road. City Park features a pavilion, picnic tables, playground and swingsets. Adjacent are Lewis and Bolton Girls Softball Fields. The sports complex features batting cages, a playground, four baseball fileds, a football field and a walking track.
Shelby County Museum & Archives 205-669-3912
Main Street Columbiana, AL
(Housed in restored 1854 county courthouse)
Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington 205-669-8767
Depot Street Columbiana, AL
(Largest collection of privately heldGeorge and Martha Washington Memorabilia outside of Mount Vernon)