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Iron Furnace

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
1. Iron Furnace Marker
Inscription.  Furnaceville Iron Company built a blast furnace here in 1880 to manufacture pig iron. The ore was dug from local beds.
 
Erected by Town of Ontario.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 43° 15.084′ N, 77° 16.488′ W. Marker is in Ontario, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Furnace Road and Bailey Road, on the left when traveling north on Furnace Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ontario NY 14519, 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. Iron Ore Bed (approx. one mile away); Log Cabin (approx. 1.6 miles away); Baptist Meeting House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Heritage Corners (approx. 1.6 miles away); Crombe Exhibit Barn (approx. 1.6 miles away); Warner House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Town of Ontario Timeline (approx. 1.7 miles away); Apple Dry House (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ontario.
 
Iron Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
2. Iron Furnace Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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