Falling Creek Ironworks Archeological Site

  • Also Known As: 44CF7

  • Address: Jefferson Davis Hwy (US 1) (US 301)
  • Vicinity: Falling Creek, between N bound and S bound lanes of US 1, park S of Creek
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1619/00/00 Virginia Company Virginia Company Falling Creek Ironworks 1619-1622
1750/00/00 Archibald Cary Owner Archibald Carys Forge 1750-1781
1781/00/00 Benedict Arnold British Commander Benedict Arnold burns down Cary's Forge

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Particulars for Falling Creek Ironworks Archeological Site:
Area of Significance Engineering
Cultural Affiliation Euro-American-English
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Area of Significance Industry
Criteria Information Potential
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Processing site
Sight Category Site

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 29th March 1995

Registry Name: Falling Creek Ironworks Archeological Site
Registry Address: Address Restricted
Registry Number: 95000242
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Area in Acres: 3
Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Historic and non-aboriginal, Exploration-settlement, Industry, Engineering
Applicable Criteria: Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American-English
Period of Significance: 1600-1649
Significant Year: 1619, 1622
Historic Function: Industry, processing, extraction
Historic Sub-Function: Processing site
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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