Manufacturing Charcoal

Manufacturing Charcoal (HM2DPR)

Location: Garden, MI 49835 Delta County
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N 45° 43.113', W 86° 40.05'

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Fayette Historic State Park

Loaded at the top with thirty-five cords of hardwood, each kiln produced some 1,750 bushels of charcoal per burning.
The charring process lasted six to eight days. When cool, the charcoal was removed by hand at the lower door.
Source: The Manufacture of Charcoal in KilnsT. Egleston, 1880
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HM NumberHM2DPR
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Placed ByFayette Historic State Park & Michigan Historical Center
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Date Added Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 525876 N 5062830
Decimal Degrees45.71855000, -86.66750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 43.113', W 86° 40.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 43' 6.78" N, 86° 40' 2.9999999999998" W
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Area Code(s)906
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