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Department of Energy, Mound Facility, Isolated Building (I Building), One Mound Road, Miamisburg, Montgomery County, OH

Department of Energy, Mound Facility, Isolated Building (I Building), One Mound Road, Miamisburg, Montgomery County, OH

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Mound's I Building is significant for its operational role in the polonium processing mission of Mound Laboratory during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Radioactive polonium had importance to the nation during that time for its use in nuclear weapons and atomic energy. During the polonium processing era, I Building provided a removed laboratory building for monitoring employee and environmental radiation exposure.
Survey number: HABS OH-2470-I
Building/structure dates: 1948 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1956-1964 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1985 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 2000 Demolished

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Monsato Chemical Company
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Location

Miamisburg (Ohio)39.62796, -84.28194
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