Catharine Furnace Ruins

Ruins of a furnace stack, a conical, stone structure, 20 feet high.
The stack of a blast furnace is all that is left of the once bustling ironworks.

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Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits

The base of the furnace stack is all that remains of this ironworks which dates to the mid-1800s. Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's troops passed here during their march around the Union Army on May 2, 1863.

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

Last updated: October 25, 2022