Cornwall Iron Furnace

Cornwall Iron Furnace (HMK80)

Location: Lebanon, PA 17042 Lebanon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 16.872', W 76° 26.855'

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Built in 1742 by Peter Grubb near an immensely rich ore deposit and acres of forest for making charcoal fuel. a self-sufficient community included the ironmaster's mansion and workers' houses. The furnace produced pig iron and cast goods, and cannons for the revolutionary War. Sold in 1798 to entrepreneur Robert Coleman; operated until 1883. It survives fully intact a few miles east at Cornwall.
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HM NumberHMK80
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 376940 N 4459973
Decimal Degrees40.28120000, -76.44758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 16.872', W 76° 26.855'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 16' 52.32" N, 76° 26' 51.30" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 245 Horseshoe Pike, Lebanon PA 17042, US
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