Cornwall in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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 Era • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1742.
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 one mile 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); Abattoir Cornwall Banks (approx. ¼ mile away); Grubb's First Forge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Shay Brothers (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veteran Firemen Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cornwall.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.