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Lititz in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Peter Grubb's Upper Hopewell Iron Forge

 
 
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By William Pope, May 2, 2021
1. Site of Peter Grubb's Upper Hopewell Iron Forge Marker
Inscription.  Erected 1742 operated until 1803 this ground is set aside as a wildlife sanctuary and a place of rest by Elsie W. Bradley in memory of Richard (Dick) Eugene Connelly 1931-1972 this tablet erected by the Lancaster County Historical Society 1973
 
Erected 1973.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1742.
 
Location. 40° 14.322′ N, 76° 20.198′ W. Marker is in Lititz, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Pumping Station Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lititz PA 17543, 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. Hopewell Forge Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); Veteran Firemen Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Grubb's First Forge (approx. 4 miles away); In Memory of Christian Bomberger (approx. 4.1 miles away); Cornwall Banks (approx. 4.1 miles away); Abattoir (approx. 4.3 miles away); Roasting Oven (approx. 4.3 miles away); Cornwall Furnace (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
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By William Pope, May 2, 2021
2. Site of Peter Grubb's Upper Hopewell Iron Forge Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by William Pope of Marietta, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by William Pope of Marietta, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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