A new ironmaking methodIn 1853, the Hopewell partners built a hot-blast anthracite furnace here. This new furnace did not burn charcoal but used anthracite coal to smelt iron — an attempt to reduce fuel costs and increase iron production.
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 11:43pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 434060 N 4450874|
|Decimal Degrees||40.20568333, -75.77481667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 12.341', W 75° 46.489'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 12' 20.46" N, 75° 46' 29.34" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2 Clement Brook Ln, Elverson PA 19520, US|
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