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Hopewell Furnace

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site consists of a restored town from the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as ruins of a blast furnace.  Iron… read more Hopewell Furnace

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Duffy’s Cut

In the summer of 1832, Philip Duffy, a railroad contractor, hired 57 Irish immigrants on the docks of Philadelphia.  They were to fill in a… read more Duffy’s Cut