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Hamden in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Eli Whitney Armory

 
 
Eli Whitney Armory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 11, 2010
1. Eli Whitney Armory Marker
Inscription.
ASM International
The Materials Information Society
Has Designated
The Eli Whitney Armory
An Historical Landmark
"On this site between 1798 and 1825, Eli Whitney built the first significant independent American armory. The development of materials processing innovations began the tradition of precision production and interchangeable parts in America."
2003

 
Erected 2003 by ASM International, The Materials Information Society.
 
Location. 41° 20.153′ N, 72° 54.647′ W. Marker is in Hamden, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Whitney Avenue and Armory Street, on the right when traveling north on Whitney Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the Eli Whitney Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 915 Whitney Avenue, Hamden CT 06518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A. Frederick Oberlin Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Eli Whitney (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pardee Rose Garden (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Eli Whitney Armory image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 11, 2010
2. Eli Whitney Armory
(approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Stanislaus Servicemen (approx. 1.6 miles away); Theodore Dwight Woolsey (approx. 1.7 miles away); Walter Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away); Edward Robinson Smith (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamden.
 
Regarding Eli Whitney Armory. The Armory building houses the Eli Whitney Museum. Power was supplied from the nearby dam.
 
Also see . . .  The Armory at the Eli Whitney Museum. (Submitted on March 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Eli Whitney Museum Sign image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 11, 2010
3. Eli Whitney Museum Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,138 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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