Furnace Grove Historic District

Furnace Grove Road, Bennington

Photos 

EastFurnace 1

One of two furnaces on site. View from east.

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2015

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 27, 1997
Reference number
97000646
Architectural styles
Other architectural type; Federal; Victorian: Queen Anne; Blast Furnace
Areas of significance
Architecture; Agriculture; Social History; Industry
Levels of significance
State; Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Processing site; Single dwelling; Storage; Agricultural fields; Animal facility; Agricultural outbuildings
Current functions
Single dwelling; Storage; Agricultural fields; Animal facility; Agricultural outbuildings
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1822; 1823; 1826
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 18
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing sites: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Tags 

19th Century (38,023)
Bennington County, Vermont (59)
Bennington, Vermont (23)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1822 (104)
Built during 1820s (1,830)
District (10,576)
Federal (4,600)
Furnace (101)
Private owner (54,403)
Queen Anne (5,136)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,168)
Vermont (927)
Victorian (19,703)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2015: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added photos; refined location

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