Laurel Bloomery

Laurel Bloomery (HM1YWP)

Location: Laurel Bloomery, TN 37680 Johnson County
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N 36° 34.038', W 81° 45.567'

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The first forge in this area was built about ½ mile north on Laurel Fork in 1810. Later, two forges were built in the area west of here, the last in 1849. An orebank on Ackerson Creek, about 1 mile upstream, furnished ore for furnaces until exhausted. Operations ceased about 1870.
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 1:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 432045 N 4047141
Decimal Degrees36.56730000, -81.75945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 34.038', W 81° 45.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 34' 2.28" N, 81° 45' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)865, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7201-7549 TN-91, Laurel Bloomery TN 37680, US
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