Norton Furnace, Massachusetts
|Norton Furnace, Massachusetts|
|Elevation||66 ft (20 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||606288|
The general area where Norton Furnace was located is today known as "Meadowbrook".
By 1850, the settlement had 25 houses and a store.
Two companies located there—Norton Copper Works, and the Norton Furnace Company—remained active until the 1890s, after which the Norton Copper Works moved to Worcester and the Norton Furnace Company moved to near Boston.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norton Furnace (historical)
- Yelle, Joseph E. (1979). The Devil's Footprints and Other Sketches of Old Norton. Norton Historical Commission. pp. 34, 35.
- "MHC Reconnaissance Survey Town Report: Norton" (PDF). Massachusetts Historical Commission. 1981.
- Nason, Elias (1890). A Gazetteer of the State of Massachusetts. B.B. Russell. p. 519.
- "Our County and Its People: A Descriptive and Biographical Record of Bristol County, Massachusetts". The Boston History Company. 1899.
- Ritchie, Duncan (January 2015). "Intensive (Locational) Archaeological Survey: Water Pollution Control Facility, Pine Street Site, Norton, Massachusetts" (PDF). Public Archaeology Laboratory.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norton Furnace Station (historical)
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Meadowbrook Post Office (historical)