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

Roasting Oven

— Cornwall Furnace —

 
 
Roasting Oven Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 7, 2018
1. Roasting Oven Marker
Inscription.  
Sulfur was roasted off the iron ore at this location before it was taken inside for smelting in the blast furnace.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 16.25′ 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. Abattoir (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornwall Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cornwall Banks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grubb's First Forge (approx. 0.3 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.
 
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Roasting Oven Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 7, 2018
2. Roasting Oven Marker
 
 
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 122 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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