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Great historical site, close to Lexington!

I live in the area and have visited all the furnaces in the area. This is the most intact furnace... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
William H
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Irvine, Kentucky
Beautiful stone work

Very interesting hard to believe it was built in the mts.,excellant craftsmanship. Well worth the... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2015
ralph h
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Irvine, Kentucky
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Apr 25, 2016
“Great historical site, close to Lexington!”
Sep 16, 2015
“Beautiful stone work”
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

I live in the area and have visited all the furnaces in the area. This is the most intact furnace, and is easy to get to (not a lot of walking/hiking). Great history, and they do allow camping nearby. It's a great place to have...More

Thank William H
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Very interesting hard to believe it was built in the mts.,excellant craftsmanship. Well worth the short trip.

Thank ralph h
Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

The furnace was great but what I enjoyed the most were the surrounding sites. Frog island is a p erfect spot for a wedding. Hint hint

Thank Susan T
Reviewed June 8, 2013

We had often heard about Fitchburg Furnace and on this beautiful June day decided to go adventuring. We could not find directions to the furnace anywhere until we happened to see the review on Trip Advisor stating it was at Aldersgate Camp. Finding directions to...More

3  Thank KentuckyBreezing
Reviewed January 19, 2013

A hands on look into America's and Kentucky past. It is amazing to see how this structure was built and to how well persevered it is today. Time has not been kind to it though...and there are many signs of degradation and some of vandalism....More

2  Thank Bill B
Reviewed May 17, 2012

You would never guess what a find you will come upon, pretty well in the least place you would expect. It is a bit of a trip, a nice one at that. You will come upon Aldersgate Christain Camp, which is a wonderful retreat for...More

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