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Brickerville in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hopewell Forge Mansion

 
 
Hopewell Forge Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
1. Hopewell Forge Mansion Marker
Inscription. Built c. 1740 by Peter Grubb, pioneer ironmaster at nearby Cornwall Furnace, and named for the Upper and Lower Hopewell Forges located on Hammer Creek near the house. Remnants of the forge dams may still be seen in the creek.
 
Erected 1959 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 14.166′ N, 76° 19.968′ W. Marker is in Brickerville, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on U.S. 322 0.1 miles east of Speedwell Forge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lititz PA 17543, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grubb's First Forge (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cornwall Banks (approx. 4.4 miles away); Cornwall Furnace (approx. 4.6 miles away); Schaefferstown Water Company (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (approx. 4.6 miles away); Saint Luke Lutheran Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Mount Hope Estate & Grubb Mansion (approx. 5.1 miles away); Lititz (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Hopewell Forge Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
2. Hopewell Forge Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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