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Perryopolis in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Coke Ovens

 
 
Coke Ovens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 7, 2013
1. Coke Ovens Marker
Inscription. The bee-hive ovens nearby are typical of the region. Coke was first made from coal near Connellsville in this type oven about 1840. Since 1870 use of coke has been vital to steel making.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 4.267′ N, 79° 45.719′ W. Marker was in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker was on Pittsburgh Road (Pennsylvania Route 51) 1.1 miles south of West Independence Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Perryopolis PA 15473, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Alliance Furnace (approx. 3.5 miles away); Colonel Edward Cook (approx. 5.8 miles away); Darr Mine Disaster (approx. 5.8 miles away); California Boatyards (approx. 6.7 miles away); Joseph A.“Jock” Yablonski (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Remains of the Beehive Coke Ovens (approx. 6.9 miles away); California (approx. 7.1 miles away); Brashear House (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
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Coke Ovens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 7, 2013
2. Coke Ovens Marker

1. Coke Ovens behind the marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 7, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Perryopolis Area Heritage Society. (Submitted on September 9, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Missing Coke Ovens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Stern, July 1, 2014
3. Missing Coke Ovens Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on , by Jay Stern of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Jay Stern of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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