Peter Tarr Furnace

Peter Tarr Furnace (HM1IUZ)

Location: Weirton, WV 26062 Hancock County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 26.243', W 80° 34.365'

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First iron furnace in N.W. Virginia built in 1790's on Campbell land by a man named Grant. Company of Grant & Partner failed CA. 1800. Deeded to Peter Tarr April, 1801, by pioneer James Campbell. Operations resumed by Connell, Tarr & Co. Continuing until CA. 1840. Reconstructed in 1968 by Frank D. Bowman, William Lauttamus, Daniel Jones & Alexander McIntosh, Osvaldo DiBartolomeo, Stonemason.
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Date Added Sunday, January 18th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 536236 N 4476391
Decimal Degrees40.43738333, -80.57275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.243', W 80° 34.365'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 14.58" N, 80° 34' 21.9" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1993 Kings Creek Rd, Weirton WV 26062, US
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