Pentwater Wire Products

Pentwater Wire Products (HM20TZ)

Location: Pentwater, MI 49449 Oceana County
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N 43° 46.639', W 86° 25.89'

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Prior to 1887 Sands & Maxwell owned the two story framed blacksmith/wagon shop.

1887   Jonathan Halsted covered the wooden walls and erected two brick buildings, manufacturing carriages, wagons and sleighs.

1893-1895   It became Haltead Table Company and son Daniel joins the business.

1910-1912   It became Saunders & Chase Company. They invented the "Pentwater Boy" net lifter and sold them to commercial fisherman.

1916   Daniel Halstead organizes Pentwater Machinery Company.

1942   World War II the company becomes a defense plant until V-J day.

1946   In post WW II a 15,000 sq. ft second floor was added, fully equipped and remodeled for the peace time production of their number one product the Picni-kook.

1950   The building was closed.

1956   It reopened as the Pentwater Wire Products and expanded to 68,00 sq. ft.
HM NumberHM20TZ
Placed ByPentwater Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 545749 N 4847297
Decimal Degrees43.77731667, -86.43150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 46.639', W 86° 25.89'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 46' 38.34" N, 86° 25' 53.4" W
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Area Code(s)231
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 S Carroll St, Pentwater MI 49449, US
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