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Furnace Town Living Heritage Village

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Chesapeake Celtic Festival

First time at this historic area. The festival was great and there was much history to be viewed... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Watertown, Connecticut
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Celtic Fest was there.

This is a nice little historical park. The furnace itself is the most complete one that I have... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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“eastern shore”(3 reviews)
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Furnace Town is dedicated to preserving the Nassawango Iron Furnace and engaging the public in the culture of our shared past.
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3816 Old Furnace Rd, P.O.Box 207, Snow Hill, MD 21863-3420
+1 410-632-2032
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

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!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ntngale59
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tjshade
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carriemleemba
Reviewed May 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

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

Reviewed October 12, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Taowalker221b
Reviewed October 11, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank greenlibrarian1951
Reviewed October 7, 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mellosweetie
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Self tour, wish we could been there when volunteers were there enactment. Little dusty and lands unkempt. Creepy yet cool.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank V C
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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