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Glen Arm in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gunpowder Copper Works

1804 - 1883

 
 
Gunpowder Copper Works 1804 - 1883 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 29, 2007
1. Gunpowder Copper Works 1804 - 1883 Marker
Inscription. Levi Hollingsworth built a mill here to roll and fabricate refined blocks of copper that were shipped to Baltimore from Wales and hauled to the mill by oxcart. The copper used for the roofing of the original dome of the Capitol was rolled and fabricated here.
 
Erected 1967 by Baltimore County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 25.371′ N, 76° 29.754′ W. Marker is in Glen Arm, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Harford Road (Maryland Route 147) 0.2 miles north of Factory Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingsville MD 21087, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Baltimore and Harford Turnpike Company (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Indian Rock (approx. 1.8 miles away); Germantown (approx. 1.9 miles away); Perry Hall (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gunpowder Falls State Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); Harry Dorsey Gough (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Harry Dorsey Gough (approx. 3 miles away); Camp Chapel (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Copper Works Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 29, 2007
2. Copper Works Building
Sign on Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 29, 2007
3. Sign on Building
Dwelling across from the Copperworks image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 29, 2007
4. Dwelling across from the Copperworks
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,266 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on , by John T. Marck of Glen Arm, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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