Besaw Iron Furnace Interpretive Center, Franconia

4.3
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • The Stone Iron Furnace is on private land. Viewing the actual Stone Iron Furnace can only be obtained from the Stone Iron Furnace Interpretative Center. This Summer the owner opened up the area...  more »
  • A good job has been done on exhibit near the furnace. Learn about making iron. Thank goodness things like this place are being preserved.  more »
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  • Very well kept, great information on display at all times. Beautiful view, access to walking trail beyond the old metal bridge and walking path. Also a tiny free library! Wicked cute. Parking for quite a few vehicles if you employ basic consideration and pull in head first. Parking lot has a NH State Historical Marker in the corner, too.
  • Super cool historical spot if you're into black-smithing or metallurgy. You can't walk to the furnace itself (it's on private property) but the interpretive center is great even if they aren't open. Lots of cool stuff from the original operation you can look at including ore carts, samples and other tools

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