One mile west, James Robertson purchased land in 1793 to build the first iron works west of the Cumberlands. In 1804, Montgomery Bell bought it and during the War of 1812 supplied Gen. Jackson's army with cannon shot. From 1825 to 1863, A. W. . . . — — Map (db m151422) HM
On the above hill overlooking the village sits the Drouillard Mansion. Built in 1868-1870 by James Pierre and Mary Florence Drouillard, it was Victorian designed in the pre-Civil War Italianate stvle like the summer homes Mary saw on her visits . . . — — Map (db m151430) HM
The Hand House is a two-story brick I-house. It was built in the late 1820s and is one of the oldest buildings in Cumberland Furnace. The bricks in the three brick thick walls are handmade. It has served not only as a residence but a tavern as . . . — — Map (db m151426) HM
The Stark's cabin is a single pen, one and one half story log cabin, approximately 18 ft. x 18 ft. It has dove tail notching and a cut stone chimney. The date of construction is unknown but believed to be during the first phase of Cumberland . . . — — Map (db m151425) HM
The Thompson House is a double pen log cabin. The basic log construction probably
predates the Civil War.
In the 20th century a wraparound porch, rear framed extension weatherboard and central
shed dormer were added. All but the dormer were . . . — — Map (db m151429) HM