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Hellam Township in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Codorus Furnace

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
1. Codorus Furnace Marker
Inscription.  Erected in 1765 by William Bennet. Operated by James Smith, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, during the Revolutionary War. This site is the oldest remaining landmark of the iron industry in York County.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1765.
 
Location. 40° 3.113′ N, 76° 39.333′ W. Marker is in Hellam Township, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Furnace Road and River Farm Road, on the left when traveling east on Furnace Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4094 River Farm Rd, York PA 17406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Codorus Furnace (approx. 1.8 miles away); Samuel S. Haldeman (approx. 1.9 miles away); Conoy Indian Town (approx. 2.4 miles away); River Brethren (approx. 3
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By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
2. Codorus Furnace
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miles away); Simon Cameron (approx. 4.2 miles away); In honor of those who served in the World War (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hallam Borough and Township Honor Roll (approx. 4.2 miles away); In honor of those who served our country in Korea & Vietnam (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Grave of James Smith and State marker.
 
Codorus Furnace image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
3. Codorus Furnace
Codorus Creek near the iron furnace. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
4. Codorus Creek near the iron furnace.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,256 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on April 8, 2021, by Annette Fillmore of York, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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