Virtual Museum of Pennsylvania Iron Furnaces & Iron Works

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Blacklick Furnace &
Iron Works

Buffington Twp.,
Indiana County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Pennsylvania Iron Furnace Source Book
Armstrong County Iron Furnaces

A Tribute to the Iron Masters and Iron Workers
that built and keep in-blast
the old Stone Blast Furnaces of Pennsylvania.

by
Raymond A. Washlaski, Web Master &
Ryan P. Washlaski
Virtual Museum of Pennsylvania Iron Furnaces
A Publication of the 19th Century Society of Pennsylvania
Updated Aug. 27, 2001

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Blacklick Furnace & Iron Works, , Located along Blacklick Creek, Buffington Twp., Indiana County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Date Built: ca. 1843 / 1846
Date Out-of-Blast: ca.1859

Other names American Furnace was known by:
Black Lick Furnace;
Cambria Iron Company;
Cambria Iron Works;
Stewart's Furnace

Blacklick Furnace Trail Marker
An historic site marker on the Ghost Town Trail marks the site of Blacklick Furnace & Iron Works

Location:  USGS Quad: Vintondale, PA (UTM 17  E 672675  N 4480500)
Off of PA Rt.403, 2mi. east south east of Dilltown, PA, on PA Rt. SR 2012, on north side of Blacklick Creek, Blacklick Furnace was located just northwest of bridge crossing Blacklick Creek,  at junc. with PA Rt. SR 2013, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co.  The Ghost Town Trail, a Rails-to-Trails project crosses the furnace site.  A Blacklick Furnace Trail Marker is near the site.

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