"Charcoal Industry", Correct Answer to Question 2: An Active Furnace Burned through 500 Acres of Trees a Year

Catoctin Iron Furnace "Isabella"
Catoctin Iron Furnace "Isabella"




Question 2. How many acres of trees a year did an active furnace burn through?

Answer: An active furnace burned through about 500 acres of trees a year. That's a lot of trees!

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