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Maria Furnace
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
Township Hamiltonban
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 17325
Area code 717
GNIS ID &
Coordinates
1180406
39°46′30″N 77°24′18″W / 39.775°N 77.405°W / 39.775; -77.405

Maria Furnace is a South Mountain populated place on Toms Creek west of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, that was the location of an 1822 blast furnace until operations were moved to Caledonia. The remains of the original blast furnace ("Maria Furnace") are located at coordinates: 39|46|30.64 N, 77|24|25.98 W. The remains consist of a pile of rocks in a small wooded area overgrown with vegetation.


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