Nitre Hall


his Historic Home of Israel Whelen built in early 1800 in Powder Mill Valley along Cobbs Creek was part of the manufacturing mill that was the second largest producer of quality black gunpowder in the U.S. Whelen's home, Nitre Hall, is the only building remaining from the industrial era of the valley. On the National Register of Historic Places, the buildings are open to the public from May through October. There is a nominal admission charge.

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