“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Town of Plattsburgh in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Blast Furnace

Blast Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, September 24, 2017
1. Blast Furnace Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1809 by Alfred Keith. First on Lake Champlain in northern NY State. Operated by Keith 1809-1822, Jacob Sax 1822 until destroyed by the flood of 1830.
Erected by Town of Plattsburgh.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces marker series.
Location. 44° 37.673′ N, 73° 26.859′ W. Marker is in Town of Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on New York State Route 9 north of South Junction Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at the spot where Route 9 crosses the Salmon River. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Possession House (a few steps from this marker); Sax House (within shouting distance of this marker); Friswell Patent (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gilliland Homestead (about 700 feet away); Gilliland Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Valcour (approx. 1.6 miles away); Port Jackson (approx. 1.6 miles away); Catholic Summer School (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Town of Plattsburgh.
Categories. Industry & Commerce
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 24, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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