• Hopewell Furnace Village

    Hopewell Furnace

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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Hopewell Furnace NHS

2 Mark Bird Lane

Elverson, PA 19520

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Charcoal mound steaming and smoldering as it changes from wood into charcoal.

Early iron works depended on large stands of forests to produce their fuel. The Hopewell Furnace consumed approximately one acre of woodland (converted into charcoal) per day of iron production.