Moratock Park

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Moratock Iron Furnace
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Moratock Iron Furnace
Location On the Dan River in Danbury, North Carolina, just off Hwy 89.
Built 1843
Architect Nathaniel Moody
Architectural style Other
NRHP Reference # 74001376
Added to NRHP 1974[1]

Moratock Park is a public park in Danbury, North Carolina that includes the site of Moratock Iron Furnace. Union cavalry, under the command of George Stoneman, destroyed most of the original foundryworks while conducting raids through the area in 1865 during the American Civil War.[2]

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  1. ^ "North Carolina–Stokes County". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-04-23. 
  2. ^ "North Carolina:Stoneman's Raid". Civil War Traveler. 2009-04-23. 

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Coordinates: 36°24′29″N 80°11′56″W / 36.408°N 80.199°W / 36.408; -80.199