Historic Markers Across Alabama



Cedar Creek Furnace



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: U.S. Hwy 43 near Russellville, AL
County: Franklin
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



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Cedar Creek Furnace
First in Alabama
3 mi. west


Erected 1815 by Joseph Heslip who used the iron to make utensils for early settlers. Iron was from surface brown ore smelted by charcoal fires.







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