Furnace Mountain - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Furnace Mountain

Furnace Mountain is the tallest peak of Catoctin Mountain in Loudoun County, Virginia. It rises steeply from the southern banks of the Potomac River across from Point of Rocks, Maryland. Its name arises from the iron furnaces located at its base, which operated from the 1790s to the 1870s. The furnaces were used to process iron ore mined from the mountain.

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Attractions Near Furnace Mountain

Temple Hall Farm Regional Park

Temple Hall Farm Regional Park

10.07km from Furnace Mountain

Temple Hall is an early 19th-century Federal-style mansion and working farm near the Potomac River north of Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia which was constructed in 1810.

Morven Park

Morven Park

13.9km from Furnace Mountain

A 1,000-acre historic estate and horse park in Leesburg, Virginia. It is home to the Morven Park Mansion, the Winmill Carriage Museum, formal boxwood gardens, miles of hiking and riding trails, and athletic fields. The park is also home to the Museum of Hounds and Hunting of North America with displays of art, artifacts, and memorabilia about the sport of foxhunting.

Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park

Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park

14.86km from Furnace Mountain

Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park and National Cemetery is a battlefield area and a United States National Cemetery located northeast of Leesburg, Virginia. The cemetery is the third smallest national cemetery in the United States. Fifty-four Union Army dead from the Battle of Ball's Bluff is interred in 25 graves in the half-acre plot.

Fell Historic District

Fell Historic District

16.59km from Furnace Mountain

Fell Historic District is a national historic district located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It encompasses eight contributing buildings in a steeply sloped area along Red Clay Creek. The area developed in the 19th century as a wealthy gentleman's country manufacturing/farming estate.

George C. Marshall's Dodona Manor

George C. Marshall's Dodona Manor

16.8km from Furnace Mountain

Dodona Manor, the former home of General George Catlett Marshal is a National Historic Landmark and historic house museum at 312 East Market Street in Leesburg, Virginia. It is owned by the George C. Marshall International Center, which has restored the property to its Marshall-era appearance of the 1950s. It is nationally significant as the home of George C. Marshall.

Trimble County Jail

Trimble County Jail

21.14km from Furnace Mountain

The Trimble County Jail in Kentucky is a historic structure that holds significance as a symbol of law enforcement and judicial practices in the region. The jail served as a facility for housing prisoners and administering justice within Trimble County.

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Loudoun County

Loudoun County

12 attractions

Located in the Commonwealth of Virginia and it is the third-most populous county in Virginia.

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