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Water Street in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Juniata Iron

 
 
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By Don Morfe, November 9, 2015
1. Juniata Iron Marker
Inscription. Along the streams of this region are ruins of many charcoal iron furnaces and forges built between 1790-1850. Juniata iron was the best in America. Its reign ended with the rise of coal and coke iron making.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 34.255′ N, 78° 8.036′ W. Marker is in Water Street, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is on William Penn Highway (US 22). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria PA 16611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frankstown Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart's Log (approx. 2.3 miles away); Martin G. Brumbaugh (approx. 7.4 miles away); Founders Hall (approx. 7.9 miles away); Smithfield Township World War Memorial (approx. 8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 8.4 miles away); Fred Waring (approx. 8.8 miles away); McMurtrie Mansion (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Juniata Iron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 9, 2015
2. Juniata Iron Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 7 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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