Furnace Town
Furnace Town
3816 Old Furnace Rd
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone: (410) 632-2032
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Enjoy a relaxing visit into 19th century village life. Located in the heart of the Pocomoke Forest, Furnace Town is home to Maryland's only bog ore iron furnace.  The furnace is situated 5 miles north of Snow Hill on the banks of Nassawango Creek. Furnace Town and its Nassawango Iron Furnace (recognized by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers as a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark) comprise an educational site of local archaeological and historical interest. The furnace and buildings are being restored, preserved and interpreted by Furnace Town Foundation, Inc.
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Valid Dates:

4/15/17 - 4/16/17

See More, Spend Less Weekend

Visit the Purnell Museum and Furnace Town in the same weekend and save $1 off admission at the second site.
 
10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday
1:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday
 

Events
March 25 `17
Clean - Up Day
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village
Help us clean up the village for the upcoming season. There is always plenty of cleaning to do, so we need all the volunteers we can get!

Coffee and donuts served in the morning to get us started, and light refreshments provided throughout the day to keep you fueled up and ready to go.

For students, it's a great way to log some volunteer hours prior to graduation :).

Follow this link to sign up and let us know your coming: http://www.furnacetown.org/volunteer/
March 25 `17
Blacksmith Guild Hammer-In
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village
Join us for the annual Blacksmith Guild Hammer-In. If you want to become a blacksmith - this is a great place to start!  This year our demonstrator is Bill Clemens. Bill's been involved in blacksmithing since 1990 and served on the board of the Artist Blacksmith's Association of North America (ABANA).

Bill will be demonstrating projects that are great for the beginner and advanced beginner blacksmith.

Cost: $50/pp per day

Call (410) 632-2032 to register. Or email us at info@furnacetown.org.
April 8 `17
Birding the Trails
Furnace Town
Citizen Science at Furnace Town! Come birding with us in the Pocomoke Forest and help us gather data for the eBird program created by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society. We’ll walk the trails around Furnace Town to see and hear the birds of the forest, and hopefully add a few species to your Life List.
April 8 `17
Guided Nature Walk
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village
Learn about the plants and animals that call Furnace Town and the Pocomoke Forest home.


May 13 `17
Iron Furnace Fifty
Furnace Town
It's a flat, fast and fun bike ride through the beautiful rural Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland! 
 
Starting and ending at Furnace Town, located between Snow Hill and Salisbury, the IRON FURNACE FIFTY bike ride passes through the most pristine and beautiful countryside on the Eastern Shore. The routes are perfect for bicycling. They’re fast and flat. 
 
A delicious fried chicken lunch and drinks provided. Snacks and refreshments at pit-stops, free swag from sponsors and a free ice cream cone from a working dairy farm. 
June 11 `17
Warren Mansion Tour
Furnace Town
Frank Algernon Warren, early twentieth century artist, eccentric, and local celebrity spent more than 30 years in Worcester County crafting an amazing legacy of art, architecture and creativity - and now you can explore his home.
An amazing opportunity to tour the Warren Mansion with Frank Warren III. Learn family lore, visit the family cemetery, and walk the rooms of the family mansion and learn how one man impacted the life and culture of our region.

Cost: $40/pp

Call (410) 632-2032 to purchase tickets.
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