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Furnace Town Historical Site

. Description:  Part archaeological site, part craft village, Furnace Town contains the remains of the Nassawango Iron Furnace, and early 19th century  facility which smelted iron ore gathered from the nearby bogs.
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How to find: 
Address:
3816 Old Furnace Rd
Snow Hill, MD 21863

MAIL:  PO Box 207
Snow Hill MD 21863

Parent Organization:
Furnace Town Foundation, Inc
Contacts
Phone 410 632-2032
e-mail
mailto:kfisher@intercom.net

URL
Furnacetown
   http://www.furnacetown.com/
   
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 Apr - Oct 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5
Season  In December & January, the grounds and adjacent Nature Conservancy trail ae open for walking during daylight hours
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of JUL 2007  2-18  $2    $4  over 60 $3.50  
Special Fees: Archaeology digs $10 each
Additional Group Info:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Site of village features craftspeople demonstrating 19th century activities, and the ruins of the furnace buildings from the 19th century.  Once a month public archaeology digs give you an opportunity to find out how to do it.
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1828-1850 Type of Site  Village
Buildings: Iron furnace ruin, smoke house, blacksmith shop, church, woodworkers shop, broom house, print shop, museum, company store
Interpreters: Craftspeople: weaver, broom maker, blacksmith, printer
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  yes
Vending/
Snacks
Restaurant
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Company Store Items produced by craftspeople on site 410 632-2032
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Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

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Availability Contact
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Nearby Attractions:
towns:  11 mi Girdletree, Pocomoke City, Eden, Fruitland, Salisbury,  Stockton

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Address

Julia Purnell Museum Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Pocomoke River State Park 3461 Worcester Highway
Snow Hill MD  21863
410 632-2566

Bed & Breakfast

 
Inn on Market Square 112 North Church Street
Snow Hill MD 21863
410 632-0881
Littleton's 407 2nd Street
Pocomoke City MD 21851
410 957-1645
River House Inn 201 East Market Street
Snow Hill MD 21863
410 632-2722
Snow Hill Inn & Restaurant 104 East Market Street
Snow Hill MD 21863
410 632-2102
Hayman House B&B 30491 Prince William Street
Princess Anne MD 21853
410 651-1107
Sign Inn 3414 Allen Road
Eden MD 21822
410 742-7322
Waterloo Country Inn 118 East Main Street
Salisbury MD 21801
410 651-0883
Garden & the Sea B&B 4188 Nelson Road
New Church VA 23415
757 824-0672
Holland House 5 Bay Street
Berlin MD 21811
410 641-1956
Merry Sherwood Plantation 8909 Worcester Highway
Berlin MD 21811
410 641-2112
Hotel/Motel Reserve rooms in Salisbury at Expedia Click Here For Bookings in Snow Hill
Pocomoke Inn Route 13 S
Pocomoke City MD 21851
410 957-1029
Best Budget Inn 1804 N Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury MD 21801
410 546-2238
Best Western 1735 N Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury MD 21801
410 546-1300
Comfort Inn 2701 N Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury MD 21801
410 543-4666
Days Inn 1540 Ocean Highway
Pocomoke City MD 21851
410 957-3000
Ramada Inn 300 South Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury MD 21801
410 546-4400
Sleep Inn 406 Punkin Court
Salisbury MD 21804
410 572-5516
Super 8 Motel 2615 N Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury MD 21801
410 749-5131
Travelers Budget Inn 30359 Mount Vernon Road
Princess Anne MD 21853
410 651-4075
Washington Hotel Inn 32 Somerset Avenue
Princess Anne MD 21853
410 651-2526
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Last Update:
01/09/2010

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