On the Trail of History is a series of brief descriptions of PHMC's historic sites and museums.

Rising out of a hillside in the City of Scranton, four massive stone blast furnace stacks remind residents and visitors of the importance of the nineteenth-century iron industry. Build between 1841 and 1857, the Scranton Iron Furnaces ranked as the country’s second largest iron producer by the 1880s. The titan Lackawanna Iron and Steel Company rolled the rails of a nation. Focal point of a park-like setting, these impressive industrial remains are within easy walking distance of Steamtown, a popular working railroad complex.

Scranton Iron Furnaces
On Cedar Avenue in Scranton
Lackawanna County
(717) 963-3208