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  AL
 
Shelby
 
Shelby Iron Works Park
 
CR 42
 
PO Box 176

  Shelby  AL   35143    

  Phone  205 669-3912

  Web Site http://www.shelbyironworks.com/

  Alt Web http://www.bhamwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Shelby_Furnace

  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

 

 

  CT
 
Kent
 
Sloane-Stanley Museum & Kent Furnace
 
Route 7
 
PO Box 917
 
Kent  CT   06757  
 
Phone   860 927-3849
 
Web Site  http://www.chc.state.ct.us/sloanestanleymuseum.htm
 
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

  Maryland

  Snow Hill

  Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum,

  Old Furnace Road

  PO Box 207

  Snow Hill  MD  21863    

  Phone  410 632-2032

  Web Site http://www.furnacetown.com/

  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


Thurmont
Catoctin Furnace at Cunningham Falls SP
14039 Catoctin Hollow Road
Thurmont MD
Phone  301 271-7574
Web Site http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/cunninghamhistory.html
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
    Ohio
 
Wellston
 
Buckeye Furnace State Memorial
 
123 Buckeye Park T-167 Road
 
Wellston  OH  45692    
 
Phone   740 384-3537
 
Web Site  http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/buckeye/
 
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
 
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor
 
151 West Wood Street
 
PO Box 533
 
Youngstown OH   44501  
 
Phone   330 743-5934
 
Web Site  http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/youngst/
 
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

 
  Pennsylvania
 
Lebanon
 
Cornwall Iron Furnace
 
207 S Land Ave
 
PO Box 251
 
Lebanon  PA   17016 
  Phone   717 272-9711
 
Web Site  http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhsm/toh/cornwall/cornwalliron.asp?secid=14
 
E-mail  mailto:ssomers@state.pa.us
 
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

   Phoenixville
 
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

  Pennsylvania
 
Scranton
 
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  http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhsm/toh/scranton/scrantoniron.asp?secid=14
 
E-mail  mailto:ckulesa@state.pa.us
 
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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