Neabsco Iron Works

Neabsco Iron Works (HMR8)

Location: Woodbridge, VA 22191 Prince William County
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N 38° 36.522', W 77° 17.425'

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Situated along the nearby Neabsco Creek, the Neabsco Iron Works began operation by 1737. Directed by John Tayloe of Richmond County and succeeding family members, the ironworks evolved into a multifaceted antebellum industrial plantation, which included such activities as shipbuilding, milling, smithing, leatherworking, farming, and shoemaking. The complex became an important supplier of raw materials for weaponry during the American Revolution. The Neabsco Iron Works operation ended about 1828, after the death of John Tayloe III, when his sons sold most of the remaining Neabsco lands.
HM NumberHMR8
Marker NumberE-58
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 11:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 300569 N 4275843
Decimal Degrees38.60870000, -77.29041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 36.522', W 77° 17.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 36' 31.32" N, 77° 17' 25.50" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15725 Neabsco Rd, Woodbridge VA 22191, US
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