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This is a beautiful stone work furnace in the city. This was a quick stop for us due to the fact... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
travelzoom2016
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Southington, Connecticut
Its just ok

If your a history buff, youll enjoy it. Other than that its not much to see, and parking can be a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Greg G
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Dalton, Pennsylvania
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3 Sep 2018
“Interesting”
6 Aug 2018
“Its just ok”
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Four huge furnaces used by the Lackawanna Iron & Coal Company.
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is a beautiful stone work furnace in the city. This was a quick stop for us due to the fact that flooding had created some issues here. We did get to see the furnace from up top and down below. Make sure you take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

If your a history buff, youll enjoy it. Other than that its not much to see, and parking can be a pain in the you know what.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Greg G
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This isn't a museum, its a site you visit; make sure you go off the reail and walk by the steream so you can take in the actual furnice remains. I would haev liked to have seen more illustrations of what it looked like compared...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. Signs indicating the history. Parking is right next to it and flat terrain. We had a great time

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Minustwo
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We went to Sloss Furances in Birmingham, AL and that was very cool. This was not even close and not really worth stopping for.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LDarleneM
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

These are some of the best preserved, and one of the few remaining iron furnaces left in the US. We stopped by earlier today, but with the bitter cold wind chills (-10F), we didn't stay long. The furnaces are awesome in their size and scale;...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank bcrannell
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This is a cool place to visit, but there is not much signage to explain what you are viewing. There is also confusion regarding where you can park and walk around. It's worth a visit, but I would bring a guidebook.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank John L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A bit difficult to understand the concept but still very impressive as a large structure that was well preserved.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charles G
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I wish you could walk through them, but all the same it was fun to see what they did to create iron in the old days. Glad I didn't have to be the guys in those furnaces smelting and pouring the iron into casts. We...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Buckaroo94
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Informative signs to read. Short little walk. Nice photo spot. Don't forget to walk around to the bottom. Free.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank John S
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