Iron Furnaces

Iron Furnaces (HM14GV)

Location: Charles Town, WV 25414 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 15.282', W 77° 49.152'

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Thomas Mayberry agreed in 1742 to erect iron furnaces on the property of William Vestal. Here ore was mined and iron produced for the first time west of the Blue Ridge. Washington visited the iron furnaces here in 1760.
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HM NumberHM14GV
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 8:24pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 256738 N 4348830
Decimal Degrees39.25470000, -77.81920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.282', W 77° 49.152'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 16.92" N, 77° 49' 9.12" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 44 Co Rte 9/4, Charles Town WV 25414, US
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