On Friday, June 1, 2012, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates and partners will host an event at the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces entitled: Fire at the Furnace. This community event will include a professional performance iron pour, live bluegrass music by the Lost Ramblers, a selection of hors d’oeuvres, beverages and more! The donation for this event is $15 in advance by calling the Anthracite Heritage Museum at (570) 963.4804, or $20 at the door. Proceeds benefit the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces—the birthplace of America’s industrial revolution in anthracite coal and iron. Convenient parking is available within walking distance of the site.
The Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Avenue, Scranton, are administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodations to participate in this program or visit should call the Anthracite Heritage Museum at 570-963-4804, in advance, to discuss their needs. Pennsylvania TDD relay service is available at (800) 654-5984. The Scranton Iron Furnaces site is on the Pennsylvania Trail of History®, administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. For more information, or to request a free, 24-page visitor’s guide, visit www.phmc.state.pa.us, or phone toll free 1-866-PATRAIL.
The site is operated in partnership with the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates. For more information about the Scranton Iron Furnaces visit www.anthracitemuseum.org or www.artsonfirefestival.com.