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Boiling Springs in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carlisle Iron Works

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
1. Carlisle Iron Works Marker
Inscription. Founded about 1762 by John Rigbie and Co. Operated after 1781 by Michael Ege, noted ironmaster of the period. Ruins of the charcoal furnace still stand.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 9.039′ N, 77° 7.458′ W. Marker is in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of E. 1st Street (Pennsylvania Route 174) and S. Ridge Road, on the right when traveling west on E. 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boiling Springs PA 17007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lake at Boiling Springs (approx. 0.2 miles away); SFC Randall Shughart (approx. ¼ mile away); Daniel Kaufman (approx. ¼ mile away); Cumberland County Veterans Memorial Clock Tower (approx. ¼ mile away); The Benches at Boiling Springs (approx. ¼ mile away); Monroe Township History (approx. 2 miles away); Churchtown Church of God Founding Members (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boiling Springs.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Carlisle Iron Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
2. Carlisle Iron Works Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,077 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 30, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 30, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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