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Fort Heiman Marker and Park Service Sign image, Touch for more information
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
Fort Heiman Marker and Park Service Sign
Kentucky (Calloway County), New Concord — 147 — Fort Heiman
Confederate fort erected in 1861. Federals occupied 1862. Seized by CSA Gen. Forrest in fall 1864. With field cannon his cavalrymen sank 2 Union river transports. Captured another and a gunboat, and commandeered them. Due east, this side of Kentucky . . . — Map (db m37939) HM
Kentucky (Calloway County), New Concord — 1373 — Gerard Furnace Iron Made in Kentucky
(Front): Gerard Furnace Built 2 miles east in 1854 by Browder, Kentucky and Co. Inside it was 24ft. high and 10½ ft. across at widest point, burning locally made charcoal fuel. Its air blast machinery was powered by steam. In 34 . . . — Map (db m37941) HM

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