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Boiling Springs in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Carlisle Iron Works
 
Carlisle Iron Works Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
1. Carlisle Iron Works Marker
 
Inscription. Founded about 1762 by John Rigbie and Co. Operated after 1781 by Michael Ege, noted ironmaster of the period. Ruins of the charcoal furnace still stand.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 9.039′ N, 77° 7.458′ W. Marker is in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of E. 1st Street (Pennsylvania Route 174) and S. Ridge Road, on the right when traveling west on E. 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boiling Springs PA 17007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Kaufman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cumberland County Veterans Memorial Clock Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Craighead Family (approx. 2.5 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 3.8 miles away); First Casualty In Cumberland County (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.2 miles away); HESCO at Home (approx. 4.3 miles away); HESCO in Afghanistan (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boiling Springs.
 
Carlisle Iron Works Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
2. Carlisle Iron Works Marker
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 871 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 30, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 30, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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