Buckeye Furnace

123 Buckeye Park Rd.
Wellston, OH 45692- Map It
Phone: (740) 978-8021

AAA Editor Notes

Buckeye Furnace is 2 mi. s. on SR 327, 3.5 mi. e. on SR 124, then 2 mi. s. on CR 58 and s. on Buckeye Park Rd., following signs. Only the stack is original in this reconstruction of a charcoal-fired iron ore furnace built in 1852 and closed in 1894. Five buildings within the furnace complex include the charging house, casting shed, charcoal shed, engine house and a company store that contains a visitor center and small museum. Nature trails are on the 270-acre site.
Hours: Grounds open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center and museum Sat.-Sun. noon-4, Wed.-Fri. by appointment, Memorial Day weekend-Oct. 31. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.