Free Shipping - Photo Old Hickory DuPont Gun Powder Plant in Hermitage Tennessee (Picture 24" x 18") Plant was later expanded ... Dean's Liquidation Estate Sales
The Old Hickory DuPont Gunpowder plant was first located at a bend in the Cumberland River near Nashville, Tennessee, and was 93% completed by the time of the Armistice of November 11th 1918. The War Department of the Federal government paid all construction costs, which amounted to approximately $83,000,000, and DuPont received $1 in compensation. The Old Hickory Gunpowder plant was the largest munitions plant in the world at the time of operation, 1918-1919, occupying some 4,700 acres and producing half a million pounds of powder a day. Later, the plant was expanded into chemical production and other materials.
Photo Old Hickory DuPont Gun Powder Plant in Hermitage Tennessee
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