Sparrows Point Historical

Sparrows Point Historical (HM1T5Q)

Location: Edgemere, MD 21219 Baltimore County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 14.583', W 76° 27.348'

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Developed by the Pennsylvania Steel Company in 1887-91, the Sparrows Point Steel plant and shipyard were purchased by Bethlehem Steel in 1916, and grew to become the largest in the world. Vital supplier of steel and ships during both the World Wars. Produced steel used in the Golden Gate Bridge and the Empire State Building. By 1960 the plant stretched four miles long and employed more than 30,000 workers. Many of whose families lived in the company town. The plant closed in 2012.
HM NumberHM1T5Q
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust-Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 374369 N 4344758
Decimal Degrees39.24305000, -76.45580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 14.583', W 76° 27.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 14' 34.98" N, 76° 27' 20.88" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near MD-158, Edgemere MD 21219, US
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