Beckley Furnace

Also known as: East Canaan Iron Furnace Industrial Monument, John Adam Beckley Furnace, East Canaan Furnace #2
SE of Canaan on Lower Rd., East Canaan

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Beckley 25

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in August 2015

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Description 

The best preserved iron blast furnace in the Salisbury Iron District

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 14, 1978
Reference number
78002847
Areas of significance
Industry; Archeology - Non-Aboriginal
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; D - Information Potential
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Park
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant year
1847

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2016: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • September 9, 2015: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added overview, alternate names
  • September 9, 2015: New photos from Chester Gehman

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