The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Montour County

July 3, 2014

Learn about iron furnace

MAUSDALE – A program about the Franklin Furnace will be presented during Danville’s Iron Heritage Festival.

The program will begin at 10 a.m. July 19.

Eugene Shipe, a direct descendant of Phillip Maus, will speak about the furnace. Maus provided clothing for the Revolutionary Army and founded Mausdale.

Shipe will describe the operation of the hot blast furnace. Visitors will also see the family’s antique cider press.

Directions: take Route 54 west to Route 642 west and follow signs.

 

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