• Hopewell Furnace Village

    Hopewell Furnace

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Our Staff & Offices

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
2 Mark Bird Lane
Elverson, Pennsylvania 19520

610-582-8773

Superintendent Edie Shean-Hammond

Park Division / Division Chief

Administration / Crystal Williams

Cultural Resource Management / Rebecca Ross

Facility Management / George Martin

Interpretation & Education / Frances Delmar

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".