North Adams Iron Company

North Adams Iron Company (HM14FY)

Location: North Adams, MA 01247 Berkshire County
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N 42° 42', W 73° 6.898'

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Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac

On this site in the plant of the North Adams Iron Company, founded 1846 and from 1858 to 1862 operated by John Adam Beckley, the ore was smelted for the plates used in building the Monitor, the famous antagonist of the Merrimac in the first combat of ironclad vessels in March 1862. Sponsored by his granddaughter Clara M. Beckley. Erected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Paul A. Dever, Governor
HM NumberHM14FY
Placed ByCommonwealth of Massachusetts
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 654393 N 4729223
Decimal Degrees42.70000000, -73.11496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 42', W 73° 6.898'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 42' 0.00" N, 73° 6' 53.88" W
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Area Code(s)413
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19-39 W Main St, North Adams MA 01247, US
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