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Womelsdorf in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charming Forge

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
1. Charming Forge Marker
Inscription. Erected 1749; once owned by Baron Stiegel. Operated by ironmaster George Ege, 1774-1824. Hessians were employed in Revolutionary days to cut a rock channel for water supply. Site is to the north of Womelsdorf.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 21.951′ N, 76° 10.796′ W. Marker is in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Conrad Weiser Pkwy. (US422) and North Water Street on Conrad Weiser Pkwy. (US422). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Womelsdorf PA 19567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conrad Weiser (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tulpehocken Path (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of Conrad Weiser, 1729-1760 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Is this Weiser's House? (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Zeller (approx. 2.7 miles away); Marion Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Robesonia Furnace (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Womelsdorf.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
Charming Forge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
2. Charming Forge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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