Near Richmond in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Falling Creek Ironworks
Erected 2005 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S 4.)
Location. 37° 26.289′ N, 77° 26.324′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) 0.4 miles south of Chippenham Parkway (Virginia Route 150), in the median. Click for map. This marker is located at the Falling Creek Wayside. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23234, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warwick (here, next to this marker); Falling Creek Iron Works Site of First Iron Foundry in America (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Drewry’s Bluff (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Drewry’s Bluff (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ampthill Estate (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Beall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Darling (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . . The Falling Creek Ironworks Foundation. (Submitted on February 14, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans •
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