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Cast Iron Stove

National Park Service, Centennial One Object Exhibit

National Park Service, Centennial One Object Exhibit

This nineteenth century cast iron stove features a kettle opening and a lid. Stoves supported the daily lives of early Americans by providing ways to cook and warm the home. The iron industry prospered at places like Hopewell Furnace, Pennsylvania, where laborers manufactured these stoves through the process of sand molding and casting.

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Details

  • Title: Cast Iron Stove
  • Contributor: Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
  • Park Website: Park Website
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: HOFU 6469
  • Measurements: L 54.61, W 58.42 cm
  • Material: Cast iron
  • Date: ca. 1835-1840

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