Wharton Furnace

Wharton Furnace--Hull Rd. S of US 40, Wharton Township
Hopwood, Pennsylvania

Historic Document

Wharton Furnace is located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania certified as a historic location on Friday September 06, 1991. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Industry/Processing/Extraction, more specifically a Manufacturing Facility. Wharton Furnace was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Industry, Engineering.

Wharton Furnace Information

Other Name: Iron and Steel Resources of Pennsylvania MPS
Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: Site
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1837
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Iron furnace
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Wharton Furnace Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 10
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Hopwood Historic Locations Fayette County Historic Locations Pennsylvania Historic Locations