Catoctin Iron Furnace
Original Catoctin Furnace
The Johnson brothers built the furnace. Thomas Johnson later became the first governor of the State of Maryland.
This historic marker is dedicated and presented to the Maryland Park Service by the Sgt. Lawrence Everhart Chapter of the Maryland Sons of the American Revolution on October 25, 2009.
Erected 2009 by Maryland Sons of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces, and the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 39° 34.428′ N, 77° 25.878′ W. Marker is in Thurmont, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Black Mill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thurmont MD 21788, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Isabella" and Casting Shed (here, next to this marker); Catoctin Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Catoctin Iron Furnace
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.