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Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum, Snow Hill

(4.7/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
The Old Furnace Town Heritage Museum is an outdoor museum near Snow Hill, Maryland that uses a living history format with live demonstrations to re-create a vanished 19th-century community. The museum contains various historic buildings, including most importantly the Nassawango Iron Furnace, an early 19th-century brick blast furnace that was used to smelt bog iron ore to make pig iron. Other buildings, all of which have been moved to the site, include a church, a store, and several houses, one of which is used as an information center.R. Frank Jones MuseumThis building was Initially constructed in 1869 and moved to the Furnace Town Village in 1977. The museum contains exhibits on the history of the local area and processing of pig iron.
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  • Great exhibit just five minutes north of Snow Hill. Cottages showing life on the shore at the turn of the century. Volunteers rotate (like blacksmiths, broom makers, gardeners, etc). Staff is extremel...  more »
  • Spent a cloudy day touring this facility. Had a great time. The blacksmith and weaver were both on sight. Schoolhouse was very interesting. 
  • In route from the Maryland part of Assateague to the Virginia part and a stay in Chincoteague, we drove down U.S. Route 113 (Beach to Bay Indian Trail) that passes through a number of historic old tow...  more »