The Ringwood Furnaces at Hewitt

The Ringwood Furnaces at Hewitt (HM18TD)

Location: West Milford, NJ 07421 Passaic County
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N 41° 8.747', W 74° 18.678'

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? ? ? The outbreak of the Civil War awakened the industrial power of the Northern States. The Cooper & Hewitt Iron Company built the "Gun Metal Furnace" on the Wanaque River in 1862 to supply iron for the manufacture of rifles and other ordnance for the Union Army. A second furnace was completed by 1863. Though later converted to burning coal, these furnaces closed in 1882.

? ? ? Abram S. Hewitt directed production. The Hewitt's summer home at Ringwood Manor was headquarters to all of Long Pond's ironmasters.
HM NumberHM18TD
Placed ByNew Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 557793 N 4555169
Decimal Degrees41.14578333, -74.31130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 8.747', W 74° 18.678'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 8' 44.82" N, 74° 18' 40.68" W
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Area Code(s)973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-364 E Shore Rd, West Milford NJ 07421, US
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