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Whitney Forge

Name Street Town State From To
Whitney Forge   Pittsfield Massachusetts   1799

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When Lemuel Pomeroy arrived in Pittsfield in 1799 he bought the old Whitney forge from Jason Mills ho had a US contract fo 1797 and 1798 muskets. It is said that Pomeroy extended the works from the production of fowling pieces to that of muskets.

.69 caliber flintlock, muzzle loader, full stock, with bayonet, marked L. POMEROY PITTSFIED/EP