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Oliver Township in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Juniata Iron

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. Juniata Iron Marker
Inscription.  
Along the streams of this region are ruins of many charcoal iron furnaces and forges built between 1790-1850. Juniata iron was the best in America. Its reign ended with the rise of coal and coke iron making.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 32.878′ N, 77° 40.651′ W. Marker is in Oliver Township, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is on U.S. 22/522 near Spruce Drive, on the right when traveling west. Markers are on both sides of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8070 US-522, Mc Veytown PA 17051, 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. Three Locks (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 4.7 miles away); Joseph Rothrock (approx. 4.7 miles away); Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock (approx. 4.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Home of Abraham Rothrock, M.D.
Juniata Iron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Juniata Iron Marker
Looking west on US Hwy 22/522
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(approx. 4.9 miles away); Fort Granville (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Granville (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Development of the Juniata River Valley. (Submitted on February 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on February 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 1878 Report of progress in the Juniata district on the fossil iron ore beds of middle Pennsylvania. (Submitted on February 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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