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Cornwall in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cornwall Banks

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
1. Cornwell Banks Marker
Inscription. One of world's greatest iron mines, oldest operated continuously in the New World. It has been mined for more than two centuries, and is still the greatest iron ore deposit east of Lake Superior.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 16.095′ N, 76° 24.269′ W. Marker is in Cornwall, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is on Granite Street 0.3 miles west of Gold Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cornwall PA 17016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grubb's First Forge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cornwall Furnace (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (approx. mile away); Cornwall Iron Furnace (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mount Hope Estate & Grubb Mansion (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Pennsylvania Chatauqua (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hopewell Forge Mansion (approx. 4.4 miles away); Lebanon County (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cornwall.
 
Also see . . .  Cornwall Banks - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Cornwall Banks image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
2. Cornwall Banks
 
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNatural Resources
 
Cornwall Banks image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
3. Cornwall Banks
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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