9. Stone Iron Furnace
located in Franconia village on the east side of NH18 and 116,
about 500 feet south of the junction with NH117, Franconia, NH


"Due west stands New Hampshire's sole surviving example of a post-Revolutionary furnace for smelting iron ore. The industry flourished during first half of 19th century. It produced pig iron and bar iron for farm tools and cast iron ware, including famous 'Franconia Stoves'."

erected 1962


Stone Iron Furnace photographs

Stalking New Hampshire's Historical Markers
Historical Markers of the White Mountains Region




All text and images on this website (c)2002 Mary Lizie and Robert Marville

1/20/2002