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Near Marietta in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Donegal Place

 
 
Donegal Place Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 7, 2019
1. Donegal Place Marker
Inscription.  The homes of Donegal Place were erected as part of the Mussleman/Vesta Furnace complex to provide affordable company-owned housing for employees. This row of tenant housing was identified as Brick Row. Each of the houses consisted of two rooms upstairs and two downstairs. Two of these houses were combined in 1955 into one unit. The row of houses situated north/south was originally built as stables for the mules and horses that pulled the ore wagons and carts used by the Vesta Furnace.
 
Erected by Rivertownes PA USA; Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1955.
 
Location. 40° 3.53′ N, 76° 32.112′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from Donegal Place west of Furnace Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 Donegal Place, Marietta PA 17547, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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marker. Watts Railroad Station (a few steps from this marker); Musselman / Vesta Iron Furnace Office Building (a few steps from this marker); Frick Stationary Steam Engine (a few steps from this marker); Musselman / Vesta Furnace (a few steps from this marker); Concrete Railroad Piers (a few steps from this marker); The Pennsylvania Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Skip Hoist / Oil Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Base of the Chimney (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Donegal Place Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 7, 2019
2. Donegal Place Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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