Peter Tarr Furnace

Peter Tarr Furnace (HMTMV)

Location: New Cumberland, WV 26047 Hancock County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 26.18', W 80° 35.638'

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Two miles east is the site of first blast furnace west of the Alleghenies. Built in 1794, it was the forerunner of the steel industry which flourished in this area. Here Peter Tarr cast cannon balls used by Perry on Lake Erie.
Year Placed1963
Placed ByWest Virginia Historic Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 534437 N 4476266
Decimal Degrees40.43633333, -80.59396667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.18', W 80° 35.638'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 10.80" N, 80° 35' 38.28" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 59 Wylie Ridge Rd, New Cumberland WV 26047, US
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