Mount Vernon Furnace

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Mount Vernon Furnace
Mount Vernon Furnace SE.jpg
South and east sides, June 2014
Mount Vernon Furnace is located in Pennsylvania
Mount Vernon Furnace
Mount Vernon Furnace is located in the US
Mount Vernon Furnace
Location Entsey Road east of Pennsylvania Route 982, east of Scottdale, Bullskin Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°5′45″N 79°30′38″W / 40.09583°N 79.51056°W / 40.09583; -79.51056Coordinates: 40°5′45″N 79°30′38″W / 40.09583°N 79.51056°W / 40.09583; -79.51056
Area less than one acre
Built 1795
Architectural style Other, Iron furnace
MPS Iron and Steel Resources of Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP Reference # 91001127[1]
Added to NRHP September 6, 1991

Mount Vernon Furnace, also known as Jacob's Creek Furnace and Alliance Iron Works, is a historic iron furnace located at Bullskin Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1795 and rebuilt in 1801. It is a stone structure measuring 24 feet square and 30 feet high. with two arches. It was built as a blast furnace and went out of blast in 1825.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Diane B. Reed (March 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mount Vernon Furnace" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-23.