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Phoenixville in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Phoenix Iron & Steel Company

 
 
Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Historical Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Historical Landmark Marker
Inscription.
ASM International
The Materials Information Society
has designated
Phoenix Iron & Steel Company
A Historic Landmark

“Established in 1783, from a modified grist mill, the Phoenix Iron & Steel Works was the site of many metalworking firsts in America including rolling of iron nails, structural shapes and beams as well as invention and production of the spiral wrapped wrought iron Griffen gun and the hollow wrought iron Phoenix column.”

 
Erected 2006 by ASM International (formerly American Society for Metals).
 
Location. 40° 8.095′ N, 75° 31.017′ W. Marker is in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Click for map. Marker is on the plaza along the east facade of the Schuylkill Valley Heritage Center, adjacent to the parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 N. Main Street, Phoenixville PA 19460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Symbols of Steel Sculpture Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoenix Iron Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoenixville War Memorial (approx. half a mile
Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Historical Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
2. Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Historical Landmark Marker
Looking southeast. Foundry building restoration marker in brick plaza.
away); Phoenixville Vietnam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); American Legion Post 482 War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Griffen Cannon and Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Valley Forge General Hospital (approx. 1.9 miles away); Graceanna Lewis (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Phoenixville.
 
Also see . . .  Phoenix Iron Works. (Submitted on October 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Foundry Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
3. Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Foundry Building
Now the Schuylkill Valley Heritage Center.
Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Foundry Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
4. Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Foundry Building
Now the Schuylkill Valley Heritage Center.
Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Foundry Restoration Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
5. Phoenix Iron & Steel Co. Foundry Restoration Sponsors
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,092 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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