Buchanan Furnace facts for kids
|Location||Off Pennsylvania Route 378 at the Clarion River near Callensburg, Licking Township, Pennsylvania|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Iron furnace|
|MPS||Iron and Steel Resources of Pennsylvania MPS|
|NRHP reference No.||91001129|
Quick facts for kidsSignificant dates
|Added to NRHP||September 06, 1991|
The Buchanan Furnace is a historic iron furnace located in Licking Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1844, and is a cold blast charcoal furnace measuring 30 feet by 33 feet at the base and 33 feet tall. It had a maximum production of 1,200 tons per year and was abandoned in 1858 because of a lack of timber to be used as fuel.
Thirty-one iron furnaces were built in Clarion County, mostly from 1840-1850. They supplied the region as well as the Pittsburgh rolling mills.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.
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