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Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

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Address: Old Furnace Road, P.O.Box 207, Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone Number: 410-632-2032
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Great open air museum

The blacksmith shop is a real treat and there are several other working exhibits to see and talk with.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Elkton, Maryland
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Elkton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The blacksmith shop is a real treat and there are several other working exhibits to see and talk with.

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Salisbury, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fun visit to a historical recreation. The village is continually growing, it's nice to watch it expand.

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Thank Cole L
Perry Hall, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I went to Furnace Town with my sons ( tween and teen) last month. While they weren't particularly excited about the leaning opportunity presented to them, they did find items of interest and they really enjoyed interacting with a blacksmith who took time to explain how many of the implements were used, etc. I really enjoyed seeing the school house... More 

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Mifflinburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This small recreated village and iron furnace is well done. It depicts life from a different time. Had a great discussion with some folks tthat were doing some repairs and learned a lot about the area. It would have a top rating if some of the artisans would have been present to demonstrate their trades. Otherwise top notch!

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Thank 831geh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Nestled in the woods along a local road this living history museum offers a glimpse of a simpler time when things were made by hand. An unusual stone and brick furnace with a significant reproduction ramp funded by many plaque recognized contributors is the highlight of the village that features a blacksmith and a weaver and a broom maker and... More 

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Thank Leslie L
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Went on a Saturday when they had a blacksmith in. The grounds are very nice and well done and the nature trail was lovely. Don't expect a fancy museum, but if you come it with an open mind you can have a great day.

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Thank HannahSus
Eastern Shore Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Had heard about Furnace Town for years and finally decided to check it out. Very glad we did. There was s blacksmith and weaver on site. We were almost only visitors at the time, so lots of time to talk with them. Found the story of the bog ore furnace fascinating. Also enjoyed the nature trail. Highly recommend to anyone... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Great little out of the way gem. I'm a bit biased as I enjoy historic industrial sites, but I will say my wife really enjoyed this one too, which she doesn't always. I spent time looking at furnace, blacksmith, and carpenters shop, while she really enjoyed the textile related buildings. The staff was friendly and informative. They were excited about... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Fascinating place, beautifully preserved. A slice of 19th-century life in Maryland, focused on the iron works.

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Snow Hill, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Alot of local history. It is kept up very well. There are functions held there occasionally. If you are a history buff, this is a great place to check out

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