The Ropewalk

6442300299_2ab8089da2 The ropewalk in the Charlestown Navy Yard was the last remaining naval rope factory in the United States. The ropewalk designed by Alexander Parris, began operation in 1838, when Andrew Jackson was president. It was an operating rope making factory until 1971, and closed a few years before the rest of the Navy Yard closed. The [...] Continue reading →