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Upcoming Activities at Hopewell Furnace

The Friends of Hopewell Furnace cordially invite you to attend a program presented by Archeologist Kimberlee Sue Moran on the archeological excavations at the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia.  The program will be held at the Conference Center (Building 99) … Continue reading

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State Museum of PA Trip

Journey with the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Chapter 21 and the Friends of Hopewell National Historical Site to the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, PA. on Wed., Aug. 16, 2017. Departing Exton at 7:30 am and at Morgantown outlet parking … 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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