Buckeye Furnace in Jackson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The stock shed was used primarily as a storage area for charcoal, which was the fuel used to reduce raw iron to a molten state.
Monroe Furnace in Jackson County was the largest blast furnace in southeastern Ohio, circa 1870.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces series list.
Location. 39° 3.372′ N, 82° 27.414′ W. Marker is in Buckeye Furnace, Ohio, in Jackson County. Marker is on Buckeye Park Road (County Road 167) 0.2 miles north of Ridgeland Road (County Road 165), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Buckeye Park Rd, Wellston OH 45692, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stockyard (here, next to this marker); Limestone (a few steps from this marker); Labor At Charcoal Iron Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Shipment Of Iron (within shouting distance of this marker); Engine House Charcoal (within shouting distance of this marker); Casting (within shouting distance of this marker); Raw Materials (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buckeye Furnace.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has replaced the linked marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 28, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. 2. submitted on January 28, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.