• Hopewell Furnace Village

    Hopewell Furnace

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Our Staff & Offices

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


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?

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.