Canton in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Birthplace of U.S. Copper Industry
Here he rolled copper successfully for the first time in America. Thus beginning one of the most vital industries in this country.
The business he established here under the Revere family name grown into the nation's largest and oldest independent copper fabricator.
Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated
Erected 1951 by Canton Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Patriots & Patriotism.
Location. 42° 9.354′ N, 71° 9.018′ W. Marker is in Canton, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker can be reached from Revere Street. The marker is in the for Plymouth Rubber complex. The land has been sold and the new owners are trying to tear down the factory to build condos. The marker is on the oldest building on the property but security guards will not allow access. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canton Viaduct (approx. ¼ mile away); Ponkapoag Plantation (approx. 3.4 miles away); Town of Randolph (approx. 5.3 miles away); Old Meeting House Common (approx. 5.4 miles away); 54th Infantry - 55th Infantry - 5th Cavalry (approx. 5½ miles away); Fairbanks House (approx. 6.1 miles away); Dedham (approx. 6½ miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.