1854 - 1874One of 69 charcoal iron furnaces in the famous Hanging Rock Iron Region. Extending more than 100 miles from Logan, Ohio to Mt. Savage, Kentucky this area contained all materials necessary to produce high grade iron. The industry flourished for over 50 years in mid-nineteenth century during which time the area was one of the leading iron producing centers of the world. The charcoal iron industry was responsible for the rapid development of southern Ohio and the romance of the Hanging Rock Iron Region forms a brilliant chapter in the industrial history of the Buckeye State.
|Series||This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series|
|Placed By||The Ohio Society of Professional Engineersand the Ohio Historical Markers Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:55pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 384479 N 4354489|
|Decimal Degrees||39.33211667, -82.34035000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 19.927', W 82° 20.421'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 19' 55.62" N, 82° 20' 25.26" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100-198 Township Hwy 7, New Plymouth OH 45654, US|
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