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Durham in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Durham Furnace

 
 
Durham Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 19, 2009
1. Durham Furnace Marker
Inscription. Built in 1727. Original site at Durham. In blast until 1789, it made cannon and shot in the colonial wars and Revolution. Onetime owners included James Logan and George Taylor.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 34.429′ N, 75° 13.482′ W. Marker is in Durham, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 212 and Durham Road, on the left when traveling east on State Route 212. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Durham PA 18039, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Durham Township Veterans Memorial Flagpole and Terrace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Durham Bat Mine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Durham Township 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Durham Boat (approx. 0.3 miles away); Delaware Canal (approx. 1.5 miles away); Canal Boats (approx. 1.5 miles away); Riegelsville Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Durham.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the Durham Furnace and Ironworks. (Submitted on August 24, 2009.)
2. The History of Durham
Durham Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 19, 2009
2. Durham Furnace Marker
. (Submitted on August 24, 2009.)
3. History of the Durham Gristmill. (Submitted on August 24, 2009.)
4. Durham Furnace - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Durham Furnace - Additional Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 19, 2009
3. Durham Furnace - Additional Marker
Durham Gristmill - Built on the foundation of the furnace image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 19, 2009
4. Durham Gristmill - Built on the foundation of the furnace
Durham Gristmill - Serves as Durham Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 19, 2009
5. Durham Gristmill - Serves as Durham Post Office
 
 
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