Antietam Iron Works Bridge

Antietam Iron Works Bridge (HM1IN)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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N 39° 25.034', W 77° 44.532'

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This four-arch stone bridge spanning the Antietam Creek was built in 1832 by John Weaver. It is located at the site of a large ironworks complex, first known as the Frederick Forge and later as the Antietam Iron Works which operated intermittently from 1763 until 1886, when the facility was sold at a bankruptcy sale. This bridge was one of the first two contracted by the county government after the Levy Court had been renamed the Board of County Commissioners in 1830.
HM NumberHM1IN
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Washington County Historical Advisory Committee series
Placed ByWashington County Historical Advisory Committee
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263931 N 4366667
Decimal Degrees39.41723333, -77.74220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 25.034', W 77° 44.532'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 25' 2.04" N, 77° 44' 31.92" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3826-3828 Harpers Ferry Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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