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

Cornwall Furnace

 
 
Cornwall Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
1. Cornwall Furnace Marker
Inscription. Charcoal iron furnace built by Peter Grubb, operated 1742-1883. Best surviving example of early Pennsylvania ironworks. Now a State historical shrine, gift of Mrs. Margaret Coleman Buckingham, heir of its famous owner, Robert Coleman.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 16.287′ N, 76° 24.373′ W. Marker is in Cornwall, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is on Granite Street just from Rexmont Road. 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. A different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cornwall Banks (approx. mile away); Grubb's First Forge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cornwall Iron Furnace (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mount Hope Estate & Grubb Mansion (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Pennsylvania Chatauqua (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lebanon County (approx. 4.3 miles away); Courthouse Lampposts and Courthouse Bell (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cornwall.
 
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Cornwall Furnace Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
2. Cornwall Furnace Building
Cornwall Furnace Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
3. Cornwall Furnace Building
Cornwall Furnace Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
4. Cornwall Furnace Building
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By Bill Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
5. Cornwall Furnace Sign
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By Bill Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
6. Cornwall Furnace Building
 
 
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