American System of Manufacturing

Location: Windsor
Tag(s): Industry
Historical Category: Technology History
Video Date: 12/19/19

In the 1850s, the need arose for guns to have easily interchangeable parts. The Robbins and Lawrence Armory, now the American Precision Museum, was the local answer to that need for precision manufacturing and interchangeable parts.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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