Author Archives: Jim McClelland

Upcoming Activities at Hopewell Furnace

You are cordially invited to attend a presentation of Hopewell Quilts on Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m. If the weather is good, we will hold the program on the porch of the Ironmasters House. Please plan accordingly. The park … Continue reading

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Reading Furnace Books for Sale

  The Friends of Hopewell Furnace is offering a limited number of books entitled “Reading Furnace 1736” by Estelle Cremers, published in 1986, commemorating the 250 anniversary of the Reading Furnace. These new books were given to the Friends from … Continue reading

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Hopewell’s Ledgers Digital Archives Release

It is with long anticipated excitement that the NP Gallery has opened a new website that contains over 18,000 pictures of the original Hopewell Ledgers pages. The link to this new site is http://npgallery.nps.gov/hofu/ It should be noted that updates … Continue reading

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Mark Bird Book is Available to Order

“Dan Graham’s work captures the American Revolutionary spirit of Hopewell Furnace’s first ironmaster and patriot Mark Bird.  A compelling biography of early American Independence and industry is found in this seminal book.” _______________  Edie Shean-Hammond, former superintendent of Hopewell Furnace … Continue reading

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