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Shelby Iron Works Park
CR 42
PO Box 176

  Shelby  AL   35143    

  Phone  205 669-3912

  Web Site

  Alt Web

  Description  park dedicated to memory of Civil War industrial center, holds annual

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Industry /Profession Iron/Steel

  Owner/Operator:  Historic Shelby Association

  New or Updated:  1/10/2007



Sloane-Stanley Museum & Kent Furnace
Route 7
PO Box 917
Kent  CT   06757  
Phone   860 927-3849
Web Site
Description  recreated studio of Eric-Sloane, artist & writer who chronicled the way things used to be, also collection of Early American tools, open in summer
Type of Resource   Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Industry /Profession Iron & Steel
Collection N-Z  Tools
New or Updated:  5/22/2005


  Snow Hill

  Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum,

  Old Furnace Road

  PO Box 207

  Snow Hill  MD  21863    

  Phone  410 632-2032

  Web Site

  Description  mid-19th century industrial village, being restored, with craftspeople

                    demonstrating many activities

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Industry /Profession Iron Making

  Era 1828-1850

  New or Updated:   7/25/2006

Catoctin Furnace at Cunningham Falls SP
14039 Catoctin Hollow Road
Thurmont MD
Phone  301 271-7574
Web Site
Description remains of extensive iron furnace operations, 1858 casting shed reconstructed
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Mill
Industry Profession Iron & Steel
Era 1776-1903
Buckeye Furnace State Memorial
123 Buckeye Park T-167 Road
Wellston  OH  45692    
Phone   740 384-3537
Web Site
Toll Free  800 860-0144
Description  reconstructed iron blast furnace
Type of Resource   Historic Place
Primary Focus  Industrial
Building Type   Mill
Industry /Profession Iron & Steel
Era  1852
Owner/Operator:  Ohio Historical Society
New or Updated:   3/19/2004

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor
151 West Wood Street
PO Box 533
Youngstown OH   44501  
Phone   330 743-5934
Web Site
Toll Free  800 262-6137
Description  the impact of the iron & steel industries from beginning to end
Type of Resource   Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Field of Study/Science Facility  Labor
Industry /Profession Iron & Steel
Research /Reading  Archives
New or Updated:   3/25/2004

Cornwall Iron Furnace
207 S Land Ave
PO Box 251
Lebanon  PA   17016 
  Phone   717 272-9711
Web Site
Description  restored iron making complex
Type of Resource   Historic Place
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession Iron
Era  1742-1883
New or Updated:  4/15/2004

Historical Society of Phoenixville Area
204 Church Street
Phoenixville PA  19460    
Phone  610 935-7646
Web Site  www.PhoenixvilleHistoricalSociety.Org
Description  Majolica, Phoenix Bridge (which produced standardized structural parts for
Type of Resource   Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Church
Industry /Profession Iron & Steel
Collection G-M  Majolica
Research /Reading  Library
Era  1873
New or Updated:   5/10/2004

Scranton Iron Furnaces
159 Cedar Avenue
c/o Anthracite Heritage Museum
Scranton  PA  18504
Phone   570 963-3208
Alt Phone   570 963-4804
Web Site
Description  four stone blast furnaces
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession Iron & Steel
Owner/Operator:  Anthracite Heritage Museum
New or Updated:   5/21/2004

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