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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1836/00/00 Francis B Deane Jr convinces a group of Richmond businessmen to finance an iron works, designed and built by engineer Reev Davis of Tredegar Iron Works, Wales
1841/00/00 Joseph Reid Anderson Owner Civil engineer Joseph Reid Anderson becomes manager of the Tredegar Iron Works. He will eventually buy the company outright in 1848 and builds Tredegar Iron Works into the South's largest iron works.
1849/00/00 Frank T Glasgow Work Frank T Glasgow manages the Tredegar Iron Works, he began working there in 1849 and retired in 1912.
1861/00/00 Gun factory built at Tredegar Iron Works
1909/04/07 Frank T Glasgow Jr Died Frank T Glasgow Jr commits suicide by shooting himself in the head, he had contracted typhoid fever and never recovered.

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Particulars for Tredegar Iron Works:
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Industry
Historic Use Manufacturing facility
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Owner Private



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 2nd July 1971

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Tredegar Iron Works
Registry Address: 500 Tredegar St.
Registry Number: 71001048
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Davis,Reev; et al.
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 22
Contributing Buildings: 4
Non-Contributing Buildings: 5
Contributing Sites: 2
Non-Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Industry, Military
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1841, 1865
Historic Function: Industry, processing, extraction
Historic Sub-Function: Manufacturing facility
Current Function: Commerce, Trade, Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function: Business

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