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Hopewell Furnace

Hopewell Furnace

a guide to Hopewell Village National Historic Site, Pennsylvania

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • Iron industry and trade -- Pennsylvania -- History.,
    • Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (Pa.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [96]

      Statementproduced by the Division of Publications, National Park Service.
      SeriesHandbook ;, 124, Handbook (United States. National Park Service. Division of Publications) ;, 124.
      ContributionsLewis, W. David 1931-, Hugins, Walter Edward, 1925-, United States. National Park Service. Division of Publications.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF159.H78 H56 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2815861M
      ISBN 100912627182
      LC Control Number83600130

      The park holds the remnants of the Hopewell Furnace, which operated from to Spend a day here for a glimpse of the industry that helped fuel the nation's booming economy. Once you check out the exhibits at the visitor center, take a self-guided tour through 14 restored buildings. Hopewell Furnace owned or controlled about 4, to 8, acres of woodland around the furnace, including what is now French Creek State Park. How was the collier paid? While the woodcutters were paid by the cord, the collier was paid by the bushel or perhaps wagon load. The more charcoal the pits yielded, the more he made.

      The information she gathered is now the subject of The African American Experience at Hopewell Furnace, a slim, page book that provides a glimpse into how these men and women lived. The book examines how they came to Hopewell, earned their wages, interacted with .   Hopewell Furnace: A Guide to Hopewell Village NationalHistoric Site, Pennsylvania (Official National Park Handbook, ) [Lewis, Walter David, Hugins, Walter Edward, Lewis, W. David, National Park Service (U.S.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hopewell Furnace: A Guide to Hopewell Village NationalHistoric Site, Pennsylvania (Official National Park Handbook4/5(1).

      Hopewell Furnace is the site of a former Iron foundry that produced all sorts of iron goods over the century it operated. It cast cannons for the american navy in the revolutionary war. In September & October you can go and pick your apples and you can pay per bushel Yelp reviews.   The Hopewell Furnace was established in by Mark Bird. It made iron for the Revolutionary War and continued blasting – under a series of different owners – until It operated by redirecting water out of French Creek into headraces – hand-dug trenches stretching for miles – which carry water to a wheel.


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You are cordially invited to attend a program (via Zoom) on Sunday, August 9, at 1 p.m. to learn about caring for Hopewell Furnace’s Farm Animals.

Hopewell’s Volunteer Farmers Becky and Adam Hughes have cared for the Hopewell Furnace book for a dozen years, but nothing prepared them for this year when the park was completely empty and shut down due to.

The Friends of Hopewell Furnace is offering a limited number of books entitled “Reading Furnace ” by Estelle Cremers, published incommemorating the anniversary of the Reading Furnace.

Estelle Cremers’s style of writing is quite engaging, as she masterfully examines the privileged lives of. The Hopewell Furnace Museum Store in the Visitor Center offers a variety of souvenirs, such as postcards, t-shirts, magnets, living history items made at Hopewell Furnace, Junior Ranger items as well as Park Ranger-recommended books and films.

Hopewell Furnace Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Pennsylvania | Iron furnace at work "*GPO: / Reprint " Panel title. Work with Cultural Resource staff to create a digital index of Hopewell Furnace book 19th century account books from Hopewell Furnace. Account books document information including payments to 19th century workers, their store purchases and payments from dealers.

Project goal is for books to be searchable by book types, dates, names of individuals, and companies. Hopewell Furnace showcases an early American landscape of industrial operations fromHopewell and other "iron plantations" laid the foundation for the transformation of the United States into an industrial giant for the time.

The park's acres and historic structures illustrate the. Hopewell Furnace Books 2 This document is copyrighted. Contact Hopewell Furnace to get consent for use. Furnace Book Index The “Index” tab of the spreadsheet is an index of furnace books. As shipped, it is sorted by SM number, but can be re-sorted as convenient.

Note that not all SM numbers are included, and SM numbers are not strictly numeric. Welcome to The Hopewell Furnace store. Please email us with any questions you may have. International shipping will be available soon.

Start shopping. Featured Products. On Sale. Burning Organ Tee $ On Sale. Physical CD $ On Sale. Slam Logo Tee - Black $ Sold Out "The Nothing" Burlap *LIMITED* $ On Sale. Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site in southeastern Berks County, near Elverson, Pennsylvania, is an example of an American 19th century rural "iron plantation," based a charcoal-fired cold-blast iron blast significant restored structures include the furnace group (blast furnace, water wheel, blast machinery, cast house and charcoal house), plus the ironmaster's house, company.

The Hopewell Furnace group as it appeared in In the background from left to right are the furnace, bridge house, and open-sided shed on furnace bank. In the foreground is the shell of the cast house, the boarded portion to the right being the moulding room. Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Elverson: Hours, Address, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Reviews: /5.

United States there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date. Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. Reviews #1 of 8 things to do in Elverson/5().

The acre Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site offers an expansive view of a colonial and earlys “iron plantation” that used slave and free labor. It is said that enslaved African Americans dug Hopewell’s original headrace that turned the water wheel to fire the furnace. The book is now available for $10 plus $3 shipping fees.

There is a limit of 3 books per order when using the PayPal button shown below. Another method for ordering the book is mailing a check to. Friends of Hopewell Furnace NHS, 2 Mark Bird Lane, Eleverson, PA All.

The furnace passed through several owners but was not profitable. James Wilson purchased the furnace in to supply his numerous forges with pig iron. Two years later the Hopewell property was again up for sale, whilst Wilson took the same route as previous owner and fled to North Carolina.

The Hopewell Furnace The Hopewell Furnace is a five piece Technical Death Metal band hailing from the coal mine region of PA, focusing on elements of horror & classical sound with a twist The Nothing, released 16 August Behold the nothing cold as winter and black as night. A bottomless chasm torn asunder through the hearts of the damned.

“Friends of Hopewell Furnace NHS” Then mail the check to Friends of Hopewell Furnace NHS. 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson, PA To purchase by PayPal. $10 per book and $4 shipping and handling fees for up to 3 books. Indicate the Quantity; Then click on the “Add to Cart” button.

The regularly scheduled Friends program in April has been cancelled. Author Daniel A. Graham resides in Montrose, PA. He has published more than 50 works on the following subjects: Mark Bird (the founder of Hopewell Furnace), the Potts and Rutter families, forges and furnaces, Samuel Nutt, Valley Forge, Pottstown and Montgomery : Medianews Group.

The Furnace lands were acquired in by Daniel Buckley and Thomas and Matthew Brooke, and from that time were owned and operated by the Brooks family until their transfer to the Federal Government. Except for a few intermittent periods, Hopewell Furnace remained in operation until Junewhen it was blown out for the last time.

Hopewell Furnace, official map and guide Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Pennsylvania | Iron furnace at work "*GPO: / Reprint " Panel title. Bird's-eye view oriented with north toward the lower right. Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson, PA, Friends of Hopewell Furnace Invite the Public to Enjoy A New Book.

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site is one of the finest examples of a rural American 19th century iron plantation.

The buildings include a blast furnace, the ironmaster's mansion, and auxiliary structures. Hopewell Furnace was founded in by Ironmaster Mark Bird. The furnace operated until The Friends of Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site invite the public to enjoy a new work by Daniel A.

Graham, "William Bird, Ironmaster, " Published by the Friends, this page, full-color biographical sketch includes photos, maps and documents detailing the legacy of the pioneer ironmaster who was the first settler of Birdsboro and the father [ ].Continental Army, and it is likely that Hopewell Furnace supplied cannon and shot for the American forces.

Due to the financial difficulties of Bird and other early owners, Hopewell Furnace was sold several times in the 18th century before being purchased by the Buckley and Brooke families in