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Near Perryopolis in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Alliance Furnace

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Alliance Furnace Marker
Inscription. First furnace west of the Alleghenies. Built 1789 on banks of nearby Jacob's Creek, its ruins are still observable. Supplied iron for Wayne's campaign in 1794 against the Indians.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces marker series.
 
Location. 40° 6.077′ N, 79° 42.571′ W. Marker is near Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Banning Road and Layton Road, on the right when traveling west on Banning Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryopolis PA 15473, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coke Ovens (was approx. 3˝ miles away but has been reported missing. ); Darr Mine Disaster (approx. 4.4 miles away); Mammoth Mine Explosion (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Remains of the Beehive Coke Ovens (approx. 5.8 miles away); Connellsville Coke (approx. 6.1 miles away); Colonel Edward Cook (approx. 6˝ miles away); East Huntingdon Soldiers Monument (approx. 7.6 miles away); Chestnut Ridge (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Alliance Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Alliance Furnace Marker
1. Alliance Furnace - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alliance Furnace. Old Industry website (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 593 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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