Below you will find resources to help you and your students better understand the role of Centre Furnace in iron making and the formation of Centre County and Penn State.
|Centre County & Centre Furnace||Iron Making|
|Centre County Historic Resources Map||Life Cycle of Charcoal Iron
|Centre County School Districts – Iron Histories||Iron Furnace Workers
|Centre Furnace & Mansion Timeline||Iron Glossary|
|Exploring the Landscape of Centre County||Iron Products|
|Iron Furnaces & Forges in Centre County|
|Iron Industry in Centre County|
|Be a Successful Ironmaster|
|Other websites of interest|
|Think Like a Historian Poster|
Why was Centre Furnace important?
How is your life different or the same as the Thompson family (the family who lived here in the 1800’s)?
What is the Penn State connection to Centre Furnace?
Class field trips/group visits/home-school visits can be scheduled by calling 814-234-4779. Visits to Boogersburg are scheduled for late April – Mid June or in September.