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  • 1-44 The Hanging Rock IRon Region 1-44 The Hanging Rock IRon Region
  • 1-44 Marker Side A 1-44 Marker Side A
  • 1-44 Marker Side B 1-44 Marker Side B
  • 1-44 Olive Furnace 1-44 Olive Furnace
  • 1-44 Olive Furnace 1 06 16 2009 1-44 Olive Furnace 1 06 16 2009
  • 1-44 Olive Furnace 2 06 16 2009 1-44 Olive Furnace 2 06 16 2009
  • 1-44 Olive Furnace 3 06 16 2009 1-44 Olive Furnace 3 06 16 2009
  • 1-44 Olive Furnace 4 06 16 2009 1-44 Olive Furnace 4 06 16 2009
  • 1-44 Olive Furnace 5 06 16 2009 1-44 Olive Furnace 5 06 16 2009
  • 1-44 Drawing and Loading Coal at Vesuvius Furnace 1-44 Drawing and Loading Coal at Vesuvius Furnace
  • 1-44 Hecla Furnace 1-44 Hecla Furnace
  • 1-44 Olive Furnace Photograph 1-44 Olive Furnace Photograph
  • 1-44 Vesuvius Iron Furnace Photograph 1-44 Vesuvius Iron Furnace Photograph
  • 1-44 Buckeye Furnace Photograph 1-44 Buckeye Furnace Photograph
  • 1-44 The Hanging Rock Iron Region Marker and Furnace 1-44 The Hanging Rock Iron Region Marker and Furnace
Title, side A
The Hanging Rock Iron Region
Title, side B
The Blast Furnaces of Lawrence County
Text, side A
To furnish the needs of the early settlers, then to furnish ordnance for a nation at war, and finally to furnish merchant iron to the steel mills, 100 iron producing blast furnaces were built within these 1,800 square miles of the lower coal measures to become known as the Hanging Rock Region. Lawrence County, centrally located within the Region, had 23 blast furnaces constructed between 1826 and 1909.
Address
Corner of 5th St and Park Avenue
Ironton, OH 45638
Location
Courthouse lawn - Location of Mt. Olive Furnace is 38.76207, -82.62985 - NW corner of Ohio 93 and Co
Coordinates
Latitude: 38.535480, Longitude: -82.683560.
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