Sterling Furnace

Sterling Furnace (HMFES)

Location: Tuxedo Park, NY 10987 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 11.856', W 74° 15.609'

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This tablet was erected by the
Daughters of the Revolution
State of New York
June 23, 1906
To commemorate the ruins of
Sterling Furnace
Which was built on this spot in 1751.

This furnace is believed to have been the first place in the State of New York in which iron and steel were manufactured in quantity.

From the iron here produced was manufactured in 1778, by Peter Townsend, the Great Chain put across the Hudson River, near West Point, to impede the progress of the British war-ships up the river; and the first anchor made in New York State was here manufactured in 1773.
Year Placed1906
Placed ByDaughters of the Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 562036 N 4560956
Decimal Degrees41.19760000, -74.26015000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 11.856', W 74° 15.609'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 11' 51.36" N, 74° 15' 36.54" W
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Area Code(s)845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 507-577 Sterling Lake Rd, Tuxedo Park NY 10987, US
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