• Hopewell Furnace Village

    Hopewell Furnace

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Administrative History

Please select link to read Hopewell Furnace's administrative history.

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Administrative History
http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/hofu/adhi.pdf

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".