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Mount Savage in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mount Savage Iron Works

1839

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. Mount Savage Iron Works Marker
Inscription. In 1844, the first iron rails made in the United States were produced on this spot by the Mount Savage Iron Works. Erected in 1839, the iron works contributed extensviely to the development of the Mount Savage Community.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 41.841′ N, 78° 52.936′ W. Marker is in Mount Savage, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on New School Road. Touch for map. Marker located on New School Road overlooking the old iron furnace, which, as of March, 2008, is being reconstructed. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Savage MD 21545, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of the Sons and Daughters of Mount Savage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frostburg (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Frostburg (approx. 3.4 miles away); Coal Mining (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad (approx. 3.4 miles away); The National Road (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad Depot (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Naming of Frostburg (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Restoration Project for the Iron Furnace In Mount Savage, Maryland
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John E. Nelson - Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, May 21, 1976
2. Mount Savage Iron Works Marker
. (Submitted on March 1, 2008, by Dennis Lashley of Mt savage, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
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John E. Nelson - Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, May 21, 1976
3. Mount Savage Iron Works
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By Dennis Lashley, 2012
4. Mount Savage Iron Works Marker
Progress continues with the clearing of the Iron Furnace.
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By Dennis Lashley
5. Mount Savage Iron Works
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,748 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on March 1, 2008, by Dennis Lashley of Mt savage, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on February 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4. submitted on April 21, 2013, by Dennis Lashley of Mount Savage, Maryland.   5. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Dennis Lashley of Mt savage, Maryland.
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