Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney (HMJ4X)

Location: Hamden, CT 06517 New Haven County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 20.224', W 72° 54.667'

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— Inventor of the Cotton Gin —

Eli Whitney
1765 - 1825
Inventor of the Cotton Gin
On this site in 1798, Eli Whitney established the first manufactory for the production of fire arms in the United States. Here he invented and used the uniformity system of manufacture now adopted throughout the world.
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Hamden Historical Society
HM NumberHMJ4X
Year Placed1929
Placed ByThe Hamden Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 674785 N 4578280
Decimal Degrees41.33706667, -72.91111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 20.224', W 72° 54.667'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 20' 13.44" N, 72° 54' 40.02" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1043-1055 Whitney Ave, Hamden CT 06517, US
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