Haxall Headgates

Haxall Headgates (HMFUQ)

Location: Richmond, VA 23219
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 32.069', W 77° 26.676'

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One of Richmond's early canals began as a millrace, built by David Ross in 1789.

When the Ross Mill was acquired by the Haxall family in 1809, the race became known as the Haxall Canal.

Before the American Revolution, Samuel Overton built a mill on rocks in the James River. In 1789, David Ross purchased this property and, to power his mill, dug a new waterway. This later became a canal that extended from 12th Street to headgates here at Tredegar Iron Works.
Placed ByRichmond Riverfront Canal Walk
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 8:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284003 N 4156975
Decimal Degrees37.53448333, -77.44460000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.069', W 77° 26.676'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 4.14" N, 77° 26' 40.56" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 539-595 Tredegar St, Richmond VA 23219, US
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