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

Cornwall Furnace

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
1. Cornwall Furnace Marker
Inscription.  Built by Peter Grubb. Operated from 1742 to 1883.
 
Erected 1948 by Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNatural Resources. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1742.
 
Location. 40° 16.282′ N, 76° 24.438′ W. Marker is in Cornwall, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is on Rexmont Road just from Manor Road. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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); Roasting Oven (about 300 feet away); Abattoir (about 500 feet away); Cornwall Banks (approx. ¼ mile away); Grubb's First Forge (approx.
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2021
2. Cornwall Furnace Marker
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0.4 miles away); The Shay Brothers (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veteran Firemen Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cornwall.
 
Also see . . .  Cornwall Furnace - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Cornwall Furnace Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
3. Cornwall Furnace Building
Cornwall Furnace image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
4. Cornwall Furnace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 26, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
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