Phoenix Iron Company

Phoenix Iron Company (HMFP6)

Location: Phoenixville, PA 19460 Chester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 8.073', W 75° 30.988'

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Established in 1783 and incorporated in 1855, the Phoenix "works" produced nails, rail, Civil War cannons, weaponry for 20th century wars, and structural steel. Among its well known products were the Griffen Gun, 1861, and the Phoenix Column, 1862. Closed in 1987.
HM NumberHMFP6
Year Placed2005
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 456001 N 4442818
Decimal Degrees40.13455000, -75.51646667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.073', W 75° 30.988'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 4.38" N, 75° 30' 59.28" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610, 215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 Taylor Alley, Phoenixville PA 19460, US
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