Buckeye Furnace in Jackson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This building, known as the stock shed, was used primarily as a storage area for charcoal, the fuel used to reduce the raw iron to a molten state.
[Includes historical photo of a stock shed]
Erected by The Ohio Historical Society.
Location. 39° 3.376′ N, 82° 27.424′ W. Marker is in Buckeye Furnace, Ohio, in Jackson County. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Buckeye Furnace State Memorial, about 50 feet southeast of the furnace. The memorial is off Buckeye Park Road (Township Road 167). Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Buckeye Park Road, Wellston OH 45692, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stockyard (a few steps from this marker); Scales (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hanging Rock Region (about 700 feet away); Buckeye Furnace (about 700 feet away); Ewington Academy (approx. 6.4 miles away); Henry Duc and the Defenders of Our Country (approx. 7.1 miles away); Morgan's Raid in Vinton County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Morgan's Raid (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buckeye Furnace.
Also see . . .
1. Buckeye Furnace State Memoral (Submitted on January 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Buckeye Furnace Community. (Submitted on January 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.