Furnace Complex

Furnace Complex (HM2DPW)

Location: Garden, MI 49835 Delta County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 43.122', W 86° 40.094'

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Fayette Historic State Park

Our five o'clock whistle [is] the most tedious noise ever made.Escanaba Tribune1872
The furnace complex was the heart of industrial Fayette. Here, the heat, roar and odors of the smelting operation merged with the shouts of men, whir of engines and shrill scream of steam whistles.
Nearly 230,000 tons of charcoal-iron were produced here from 1867-1890.
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HM NumberHM2DPW
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Placed ByFayette Historic State Park & Michigan Historical Center
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Date Added Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 10:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 525819 N 5062847
Decimal Degrees45.71870000, -86.66823333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 43.122', W 86° 40.094'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 43' 7.32" N, 86° 40' 5.6400000000001" W
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Area Code(s)906
Closest Postal AddressAt or near State Park, Garden MI 49835, US
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