Karthaus Furnace

Karthaus Furnace (HM1GWC)

Location: Karthaus, PA 16845 Clearfield County
Country: United States of America
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N 41° 7.206', W 78° 7.09'

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Near here stood the iron furnace erected 1817 by Peter Karthaus. Rebuilt 1836 by Peter Ritner and John Say, it became in 1839 one of the earliest to use coke in place of charcoal. Abandoned at the end of the same year.
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 10:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 741940 N 4556092
Decimal Degrees41.12010000, -78.11816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 7.206', W 78° 7.09'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 7' 12.36" N, 78° 7' 5.4" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1105 Market St, Karthaus PA 16845, US
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