Early Iron Works

Early Iron Works (HM8J8)

Location: Spartanburg, SC 29307 Spartanburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 56.632', W 81° 50.397'

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Near here on Lawson's Fork, during the American Revolution, the S.C. government as part of the war effort supported Joseph Buffington, William Wofford, and others in the construction of an iron works. It became a well-known landmark and the scene of several skirmishes, notably the "Battle of Wofford's Iron Works" on August 8, 1780.
HM NumberHM8J8
Marker Number42-10
Year Placed1979
Placed BySpartanburg County Historical Association
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 11:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 423299 N 3867140
Decimal Degrees34.94386667, -81.83995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.632', W 81° 50.397'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 37.92" N, 81° 50' 23.82" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3200-3206 Clifton Glendale Rd, Spartanburg SC 29307, US
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