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Burnham in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Freedom Forge

 
 
Freedom Forge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
1. Freedom Forge Marker
Inscription. Iron and steel have been made here for over 150 years. Freedom Forge, 1795, became Freedom Iron and Steel Co., 1867. The third Bessemer plant in nation. Open hearth steel first made here in 1895.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 37.751′ N, 77° 34.042′ W. Marker is in Burnham, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is on South Logan Blvd (PA 1005). Click for map. The marker is near the Mattress World store. Marker is in this post office area: Burnham PA 17009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Logan Guards (approx. 2 miles away); Peacock Majors Tavern (approx. 2.2 miles away); McCoy Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mifflin County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Historic Courthouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); Masonic Temple Building (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mifflin County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Montgomery Ward Building (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Freedom Forge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
2. Freedom Forge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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