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First time at this historic area. The festival was great and there was much history to be viewed. We will definitely return again. A great day outside and it would be a wonderful place for families to visit!
This is a nice little historical park. The furnace itself is the most complete one that I have ever seen and I’ve seen quite a few in various stages of deterioration. The Celtic Fest was pretty small but they had gathered in a wide variety...More
So I did not go here recently, however I do just think of the place because 3 years ago we just stumbled upon this gem and my day LOVED it.
So much that she wanted to take blacksmith class ever since. Their was a kid...More
Sightseeing during vacation to the beach and discovered this Maryland heritage site. Ample free parking for this entrance-fee open-air museum, recreated/restored town around the historic Nassawango Iron Furnace. Many service buildings, including broom-making, blacksmith, weaving, and gardening, with period-attired staff. A nature trail through a...More
We were aware that the town itself would be closed in November,but the website stated that the nature trail was open year round.Unfortunately, there was no way to access it.
Big waste of time for us....More
Date of experience: November 2017
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FurnaceTown, General Manager at Furnace Town Living Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018
Hi Lotte - I am so sorry you were not able to access the Paul Leifer Nature Trail. You should have been able to access the village and the trail. We must have accidentally locked the gate near the Visitor Center door that allows you...More
Attended the Chesapeake Celtic Festival held at Furnace Town. This was a great venue for the Festival. The Village and interpreters were interesting in their own right. This is the first time we attended the Celtic Festival and it was wonderful. We are planning on...More
This is a nice walk through the early history of Maryland on the Eastern Shore. Nice restorations, historical interpretations, archeological sites, and Visitors Center. Nothing fancy, but educational, family friendly, and economical. In the Fall it is the site of the Chesapeake Celtic Festival. It...More
Heading to Chincoteague, VA, we saw signs for Furnace Town in Snow Hill, MD and decided to add some history to our vacation. We walked around the grounds of the old town. The archaeology of the the buildings and the FURNACE of course. The gift...More
So the first time I visited this place was the late 90s. I enjoyed it then as they had archeological digs you could get involved with as well as various craft shops like the printer, blacksmith and weavers. The craftsmen and women dress in period...More