Valley Furnace

Valley Furnace (HM1MKJ)

Location: New Philadelphia, PA 17959 Schuylkill County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 43.331', W 76° 6.907'

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Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
First furnace to use only anthracite for fuel, 1836. Built by Dr. F.W. Geissenhainer, who patented the method in 1833. Process in use continuously by the Pottsville or Pioneer Furnace, 1839 and after.
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Year Placed1948
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 405823 N 4508515
Decimal Degrees40.72218333, -76.11511667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.331', W 76° 6.907'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 19.86" N, 76° 6' 54.42" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Pine St, New Philadelphia PA 17959, US
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