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Creation Date

7-3-2009

Building Name

Maddox Foundry & Machine Works

Description

Maddox Foundry, Archer, FL.

Maddox Foundry was started in 1905, by Hitup Maddox and his brother who came to Florida after working in a phosphate mine for 13 years. His vision was to start a one stop-shop-doing everything under one roof. He borrowed money from Mr. Chase to start this foundry.

For five generations and 105 years, the Maddox Family has maintained ownership of a private free enterprise company that provides jobs, supports government and their community-Maddox Foundry & Machine Works.

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29.53115, -82.523292

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Florida-Archer; Historic buildings; Maddox Foundry & Machine Works; Hitup Maddox; Metal Foundry; Alachua County (Fl.); Archer (Fl.)

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