Kent Iron Furnace

Also known as: Sand Plain Furnace, Stuart & Hopson's Furnace, Eric Sloane Museum
31 Kent-Cornwall Road, Kent, Connecticut

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KentFurnace 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2015

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Description 

Blast furnace, charcoal-fired and water-powered, on grounds of Sloane-Stanley Museum

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 5, 1977
Reference number
77001401
Areas of significance
Industry; Archeology - Non-Aboriginal
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; D - Information Potential
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1826; 1846; 1870
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 2
Contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • May 9, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • May 14, 2015: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added photos, overview

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