Peters Cartridge Company

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Peters Cartridge Company
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Peters Cartridge Company
Peters Cartridge Company is located in Ohio
Peters Cartridge Company
Location 1915 Grandin Rd., Kings Mills, Ohio
Coordinates 39°21′1″N 84°14′33″W / 39.35028°N 84.24250°W / 39.35028; -84.24250Coordinates: 39°21′1″N 84°14′33″W / 39.35028°N 84.24250°W / 39.35028; -84.24250
Area 14.2 acres (5.7 ha)
Built 1916
Architect Schilling VanLeyer & Keough
Architectural style Prairie Style
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85003115[1]
Added to NRHP October 10, 1985

The Peters Cartridge Company was a company in Kings Mills, Ohio that specialized in gunpowder and ammunition production. Its historic buildings, built in 1916 at 1915 Grandin Road, were added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1985.[citation needed]

The site was listed as a Superfund National Priorities List site by the Environmental Protection Agency in April 2012 for copper, lead and mercury soil contamination.[2]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Thomas D. Schiffer. Peters & King: The Birth & Evolution of the Peters Cartridge Co. & the King Powder Co. Iola, Wisconsin: Krause Publications, 2002. ISBN 0-87349-363-X


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ NPL Site Narrative for Peters Cartridge Factory, Environmental Protection Agency

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