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Near Pine Plains in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Plow Furnace

 
 
Plow Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 16, 2020
1. Plow Furnace Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Plow Furnace
established 1840 by Moses
Spaulding on Spaulding
Creek. Abandoned 1910

 
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 1.53′ N, 73° 41.678′ W. Marker is near Pine Plains, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on County Route 7 0.1 miles south of County Route 11, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pine Plains NY 12567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dings Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Training Ground (approx. ¾ mile away); Dings House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Farm (approx. one mile away); Signal Hill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gallatinville (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dutchess-Columbia County Line (approx. 1½ miles away).
 
Plow Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Plow Furnace Marker
Spaulding Creek Behind Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 16, 2020
3. Spaulding Creek Behind Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on January 26, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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