Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop


Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop

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location= S. Main St., Windsor, Vermont
lat_degrees = 43
lat_minutes = 28
lat_seconds = 28.7
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long_degrees = 72
long_minutes = 23
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locmapin = Vermont
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built =1846
architect= Unknown
architecture= No Style Listed
designated= November 13, 1966cite web|url=http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=605&ResourceType=Building
title=Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop |accessdate=2008-02-18 |work=National Historic Landmark summary listing|publisher=National Park Service
]
added = November 13, 1966cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = Private
refnum=66000796
American Precision Museum;Cotton Mill BuildingRobbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop is a site in Windsor, Vermont.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 19.citation|title=PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Text/66000796.pdf National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop; American Precision Museum / Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop; Cotton Mill Building] |32 KB|date=December 2, 1974 |author=Polly M. Rettig, Horace J. Sheely and S. S. Bradford |publisher=National Park Service and PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Photos/66000796.pdf "Accompanying 5 photos, from 1966, 1974, and 1979"] |32 KB]

It is located on Main Street, at the corner of Maple Street, in Windsor.The building was built as the Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop in 1846. The company helped accelerate the industrial revolution by improving the production of interchangeable parts, thereby making mass production possible.

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