Historic Speedwell

Local nameHistoric Speedwell
LocationMorristown, New Jersey, USA

Speedwell Ironworks was an ironworks in Speedwell Village, on Speedwell Avenue, just north of downtown Morristown, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. At this site Alfred Vail and Samuel Morse first demonstrated their electric telegraph. Speedwell Ironworks also provided most of the machinery for the SS Savannah, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The site is still open to the public, and has seven buildings on display. The site, now named Historical Speedwell, is a historic site of the Morris County Park Commission.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speedwell_Ironworks

Official Website https://morristourism.org/history/industrial-revolution/historic-speedwell

Phone +1 973 285 6550

Address 333 Speedwell Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA

Coordinates 40°48'46.854" N -74°28'49.457" E

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