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Near Callensburg in Clarion County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buchanan Furnace

 
 
Buchanan Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2012
1. Buchanan Furnace Marker
Inscription. A short distance northwest of here is the well-preserved cold blast furnace, named for James Buchanan. It was built in 1844; abandoned, 1858, due to lack of timber. At the time of its operation, the iron industry was very prosperous in Clarion County.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces marker series.
 
Location. 41° 7.656′ N, 79° 33.041′ W. Marker is near Callensburg, Pennsylvania, in Clarion County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 58 0.1 miles north of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 368), on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Callensburg PA 16213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rural Electrification (approx. 6.2 miles away); Donald R. Lobaugh Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Foxburg Golf Course (approx. 6.9 miles away); James Bennett - Premier Entrepeneur (approx. 8.9 miles away); Railroad Supplies The Area's Needs (approx. 8.9 miles away); H.B. Mitchell - An Emlenton Success Story
Buchanan Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2012
2. Buchanan Furnace Marker
Complete with roadkill and construction sign
(approx. 8.9 miles away); The Crawford Family (approx. 8.9 miles away); Arthur W. Phillips - Physician / Humanitarian (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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