• Hopewell Furnace Village

    Hopewell Furnace

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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Hopewell Furnace NHS

2 Mark Bird Lane

Elverson, PA 19520


By Phone

610-582-8773

By Fax

610-582-2768

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Did You Know?

Artist's rendering of a Filler adding charcoal into the furnace.

Men known as "Fillers" worked 12 hour shifts 7 days a week entering 400 - 500 lbs. of iron ore, 30 - 40 lbs. of limestone and 15 bushels of charcoal every half hour into Hopewell's furnace to keep it in "blast".