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East Manchester Township near Mount Wolf in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Codorus Furnace

 
 
Codorus Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. It is the oldest remaining landmark of the iron industry in York County. The old furnace, now restored, is 2.5 miles NE of here.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1765.
 
Location. 40° 2.899′ N, 76° 41.307′ W. Marker is near Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania, in York County. It is in East Manchester Township. Marker is at the intersection of PA 24 and Codorus Furnace Road, on the right when traveling north on PA 24. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 State Rte 1008, Mount Wolf PA 17347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Codorus Furnace
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); John Rudy County Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Samuel S. Haldeman (approx. 2.8 miles away); In Memory of the Conoy or Ganowese Indians (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bainbridge (approx. 3 miles away); Conoy Indian Town (approx. 3 miles away); Rededicated November 11, 1967 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Men and Women of Conoy Township (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. James Smith is buried in the Presbyterian Church Yard in York and Furnace marker.
 
Codorus Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dianne Bowders, September 7, 2005
2. Codorus Furnace Marker
Codorus Furnace image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dianne Bowders
3. Codorus Furnace
Marker is across from Christ Lutheran Church. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
4. Marker is across from Christ Lutheran Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,754 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Dianne Bowders of York, PA.   4. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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