Juniata Iron

Juniata Iron (HM1SKX)

Location: Williamsburg, PA 16693 Blair County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 25.409', W 78° 16.186'

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Along the streams of this region are ruins of many charcoal iron furnaces and forges built between 1790 and 1850 that produced some of the highest quality iron in the nation. The reign of Juniata Iron ended with the rise of coal and coke iron-making. Nearby Springfield Furnace, in operation from 1820-84, produced this type of iron, as did 11 others in Morrison Cove. Royer Mansion, built here in 1815, was ironmaster Samuel Royer's home.
Year Placed2015
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 731619 N 4478341
Decimal Degrees40.42348333, -78.26976667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 25.409', W 78° 16.186'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 25' 24.54" N, 78° 16' 11.16" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near PA-866, Williamsburg PA 16693, US
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