Revolutionary War Gun Factory

Revolutionary War Gun Factory (HM1M0L)

Location: Hummelstown, PA 17036 Dauphin County
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N 40° 15.911', W 76° 42.741'

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During the British occupation of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's provisional government moved west and its official gun factory was established at Hummelstown. Secretly operating near here from 1777 to 1779, it mass-produced muskets and rifles for the Continental Army.
HM NumberHM1M0L
Year Placed2012
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 354397 N 4458597
Decimal Degrees40.26518333, -76.71235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.911', W 76° 42.741'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 54.66" N, 76° 42' 44.46" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-44 N John St, Hummelstown PA 17036, US
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