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Mount Wolf in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Codorus Furnace

 
 
Codorus Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
1. Codorus Furnace Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1765 by William Bennet. Operated by James Smith, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, during the Revolutionary War. It is the oldest remaining landmark of the iron industry in York County. The old furnace, now restored, is 2.5 miles NE of here.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.899′ N, 76° 41.307′ W. Marker is in Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of PA 24 and Codorus Furnace Road, on the right when traveling north on PA 24. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Wolf PA 17347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Codorus Furnace (approx. 1.8 miles away); Samuel S. Haldeman (approx. 2.8 miles away); Conoy Indian Town (approx. 3 miles away); Bob Hoffman (1898 - 1985) (approx. 3.3 miles away); River Brethren (approx. 4.1 miles away); Camp Security (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hallam Borough and Township Honor Roll (approx. 5.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. James Smith is buried
Codorus Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Bowders, September 7, 2005
2. Codorus Furnace Marker
in the Presbyterian Church Yard in York and Furnace marker.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Codorus Furnace image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Bowders
3. Codorus Furnace
Marker is across from Christ Lutheran Church. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
4. Marker is across from Christ Lutheran Church.
 
 
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