Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District

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Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District
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Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District, February 2014
Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District is located in Virginia
Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District
Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District is located in the US
Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District
Location Bet. VA 652 and Hawksbill Creek on N side of Luray, near Luray, Virginia
Coordinates 38°40′50″N 78°27′28″W / 38.68056°N 78.45778°W / 38.68056; -78.45778Coordinates: 38°40′50″N 78°27′28″W / 38.68056°N 78.45778°W / 38.68056; -78.45778
Area 9 acres (3.6 ha)
Built 1787 (1787)
Architectural style Georgian
NRHP Reference # 05000762[1]
VLR # 069-5252
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 27, 2005
Designated VLR June 1, 2005[2]

Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District is a historic iron furnace complex and national historic district located near Luray, Page County, Virginia. The district includes two contributing buildings, three contributing sites, and one contributing structure. The two buildings are the Isabella Furnace Office (c. 1800), a two-story stone building with Georgian interior detail, and the Yager Spring House (c. 1800), a two-story stone dwelling with a large cooking fireplace and a stone and frame addition made in 1965. Both buildings have metal-sheathed gable roofs. The district also includes a cemetery (now devoid of markers), a stone foundation, the furnace bridge mound, and Yager Spring, the power source for the furnace and later mills beginning about 1787.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ J. Daniel Pezzoni and James R. Graves (March 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Redwell–Isabella Furnace Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying map