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Eli Whitney Armory, Forge Building, Mill River, Hamden, New Haven County, CT



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Location
Mill River, Hamden, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-2-B
Building/structure dates: 1840 initial construction
Significance: An important part of Whitney's early manufacturing process. Archeological excavation of this building revealed the early water-power system, several original forge bases, and two large machinery foundations.

Subjects
Fires
Archaeology
Armories


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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