• Hopewell Furnace Village

    Hopewell Furnace

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Park Statistics

Established as a National Park Service area:

August 3, 1938

Park Size:

848.06 acres

Annual Visitation:

2005: 50,578
2006: 49,239
2007: 56,013
2008: 49,328
2009: 53,186
2010: 55,750
2011: 44,873
2012: 53,470
2013: 46,738

Annual Budget (fiscal year):

2008: $1,331,000
2009: $1,387,000
2010: $1,406,000
2011: $1,387,000
2012: $1,368,000
2013: $1,296,000
2014: $1,353,000

Did You Know?

Iron ore of the type that was used by Hopewell Furnace.

"Slag" was the waste material created during Hopewell Furnace's iron smelting process. It consisted of residual minerals in the iron ore that remained after the iron had been removed. Often it appears glassy and multicolored, a combination of minerals such as copper, nickle and manganese.