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Indiana Army Ammunition Plant, Charlestown, Clark County, IN



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Item Title
Indiana Army Ammunition Plant, Charlestown, Clark County, IN

Location
Charlestown, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-55
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-3).
Building/structure dates: 1940 initial construction
Significance: Constructed during 1940-1941, Indiana Army Ammunition Plant was the first single-base smokersless-powder plant authorized under the National Defense Program, and it served as a planning model for similar installations. In 1941-1942, the installation was expanded with a bag-manufacturing-and lading plant.

Subjects
Office Buildings
Magazines (military Buildings)
Ammunition Industry


Related Names
E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company
Ranney, Leo


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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