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Cornwall in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cornwall Furnace

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 7, 2018
1. Cornwall Furnace Marker
Inscription.  
Built in the year 1742 by Peter Grubb, sold by his son to Robert Coleman in 1786 and operated by him and his descendants continuously until 1883. Presented in 1932 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by Margaret Coleman Buckingham, great-granddaughter of Robert Coleman.
 
Erected 1932 by Margaret Coleman Buckingham.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 16.283′ N, 76° 24.383′ W. Marker is in Cornwall, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is on Rexmont Road, on the right when traveling east. On the grounds of the Cornwall Iron Furnace Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cornwall PA 17016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (a few steps from this marker); Roasting Oven (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornwall Banks (approx.
Cornwall Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 7, 2018
2. Cornwall Furnace Marker
¼ mile away); Grubb's First Forge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cornwall Iron Furnace (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mount Hope Estate & Grubb Mansion (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Pennsylvania Chatauqua (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cornwall.
 
Cornwall Furnace image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 7, 2018
3. Cornwall Furnace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 19 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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