Tredegar Iron Works

Tredegar Iron Works (HM1FAY)

Location: Richmond, VA 23219
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 32.114', W 77° 26.684'

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Tredegar Iron Works

has been designated a

National Historic Landmark by

American Society for Metals



Chartered in 1837, Tredegar Iron Works was a major supplier of armament to the Confederacy during the Civil War. The foundry cast more than 1000 cannons for Lee's troops, and the rolling mills turned out heavy iron plates for Confederate naval vessels, including the Merrimac, the world's first armored warship.
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HM NumberHM1FAY
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByAmerican Society for Metals
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 8:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 283994 N 4157058
Decimal Degrees37.53523333, -77.44473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.114', W 77° 26.684'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 6.84" N, 77° 26' 41.04" W
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Area Code(s)804
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 Tredegar St, Richmond VA 23219, US
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