Near Albright in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Old Iron Furnace
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 39° 31.714′ N, 79° 37.99′ W. Marker is near Albright, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is on North Preston Highway (West Virginia Route 26) 2.7 miles north of Albright, on the right when traveling north. It is 9½ miles south of the Route 26 exit on Interstate 68. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albright WV 26519, 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. Imagining an Iron Furnace in Operation (within shouting distance of this marker); Albright / Albright Family (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dunkard Bottom (approx. “The Pines” (approx. 4.8 miles away); Price's Tavern (approx. 4.9 miles away); Operation Desert Shield / Operation Desert Storm (approx. 4.9 miles away); Preston County Courthouse (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Preston County Bell (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albright.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.