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Decaturville in Decatur County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Brownsport Furnace

 
 
Brownsport Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 6, 2013
1. Brownsport Furnace Marker
Inscription. 13 miles southeast, this furnace was built, 1848. Iron was mined from nearby hematite deposits and processed here until 1876. The region is also known as “The Coalings”, because of extensive charcoal production here during iron mining days.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 7.)
 
Location. 35° 35.038′ N, 88° 7.178′ W. Marker is in Decaturville, Tennessee, in Decatur County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Tennessee Route 100) and South Pleasant Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decaturville TN 38329, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Pea Vine"A Ghost Railroad / Parsons A Railroad Town (approx. 4.5 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 6 miles away); Amphibious Attack on Linden (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mills Darden (approx. 6.6 miles away); Cedar Grove Iron Furnace (approx. 9.1 miles away); Doe Creek School (approx. 10.7 miles away); Doe Creek Cemetery (approx. 10.7 miles away); Doe Creek Church and School (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Brownsport Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 6, 2013
2. Brownsport Furnace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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