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Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Old Furnace Road, P.O.Box 207, Snow Hill, MD 21863
+1 410-632-2032
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Chesapeake Celtic Festival

Attended the Chesapeake Celtic Festival held at Furnace Town. This was a great venue for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taowalker239
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Milford, Delaware
Step back in time with me.

This is a nice walk through the early history of Maryland on the Eastern Shore. Nice restorations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
greenlibrarian1951
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Frederick, Maryland
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
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Old Furnace Road, P.O.Box 207, Snow Hill, MD 21863
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+1 410-632-2032
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended the Chesapeake Celtic Festival held at Furnace Town. This was a great venue for the Festival. The Village and interpreters were interesting in their own right. This is the first time we attended the Celtic Festival and it was wonderful. We are planning on...More

Thank Taowalker239
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice walk through the early history of Maryland on the Eastern Shore. Nice restorations, historical interpretations, archeological sites, and Visitors Center. Nothing fancy, but educational, family friendly, and economical. In the Fall it is the site of the Chesapeake Celtic Festival. It...More

Thank greenlibrarian1951
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heading to Chincoteague, VA, we saw signs for Furnace Town in Snow Hill, MD and decided to add some history to our vacation. We walked around the grounds of the old town. The archaeology of the the buildings and the FURNACE of course. The gift...More

Thank mellosweetie
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Self tour, wish we could been there when volunteers were there enactment. Little dusty and lands unkempt. Creepy yet cool.

Thank V C
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

So the first time I visited this place was the late 90s. I enjoyed it then as they had archeological digs you could get involved with as well as various craft shops like the printer, blacksmith and weavers. The craftsmen and women dress in period...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The furnace and preserved buildings are curated by The Nature Conservancy. There are lovely walks under the loblolly pines and the signs and descriptive text help it come alive. This is a good place to visit on a hot day, it is shady and lovely.

Thank Read S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Beautiful setting in the woods. About 10 restored building representing a thriving town in the mid 1800s. Worth a couple of hours if you are in the area.

Thank jimblackjim
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Great exhibit just five minutes north of Snow Hill. Cottages showing life on the shore at the turn of the century. Volunteers rotate (like blacksmiths, broom makers, gardeners, etc). Staff is extremely knowledgable. This is a must see as life in this area was not...More

Thank NavyDave1979
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Spent a cloudy day touring this facility. Had a great time. The blacksmith and weaver were both on sight. Schoolhouse was very interesting.

Thank CinnysMom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

In route from the Maryland part of Assateague to the Virginia part and a stay in Chincoteague, we drove down U.S. Route 113 (Beach to Bay Indian Trail) that passes through a number of historic old towns, some dating to the 1600s. As we passed...More

1  Thank Bonnie G
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