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Claysburg PAST Announces Walking Tour of Sarah Furnace Property in Sproul

Claysburg PAST has announced an outside walking history tour of the Sarah Furnace property in Sproul on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. The property, currently owned by Sheetz, is shown above. Sheetz has given permission for a walking tour and are supplying light food and beverages after the tour on the property.

The Sarah Furnace property was originally built in 1832 by Dr. Peter Schoenberger. It was an ironmaking operation that continued in business until 1881. A 21-room mansion was built there and named for his daughter Sarah, who resided there with her family.

Later the property was ow...

 

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