Sweden Furnace Historical

Sweden Furnace Historical (HM1WBL)

Location: Sevierville, TN 37876 Sevier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 52.217', W 83° 29.85'

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5 miles northwest, this was first called Short Mountain Furnace, using local orebank ore. Started about 1820 by Robert Shields; William K. Love and brothers operated it about 1830. Micajah C. Rogers bought it and changed its name in 1836. It closed in 1840, following the panic of 1837 and deterioration in quality of ore.
Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, December 17th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
Photo Credits: [1] ROBBIE BOQUET  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 274515 N 3972441
Decimal Degrees35.87028333, -83.49750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 52.217', W 83° 29.85'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 52' 13.02" N, 83° 29' 51" W
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Area Code(s)865
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1795-1799 US-411, Sevierville TN 37876, US
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