“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Old Forge in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Old Forge

Old Forge Marker image. Click for full size.
August 1, 2011
1. Old Forge Marker
Inscription. On the south bank of the Lackawanna River opposite this spot was located the iron forge built 1789 by Dr. William Smith and James Sutton. This was the region's oldest forge, after which the town was named.
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 21.555′ N, 75° 44.773′ W. Marker is in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Forge PA 18518, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); P.F.C. Carpellotti, U.S.M.C. (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Forge War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rocky Glen Park (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Twin Shaft Disaster (approx. 2.4 miles away); War and Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Forge.
Categories. Industry & Commerce
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2011. This page has been viewed 373 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 19, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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