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Endor Iron Furnace


The Endor Iron Furnace near the community of Cumnock, NC (near Sanford in Lee County) was in use from the early 1860's until 1874 and was a pig iron furnace. This structure is one of the oldest and most significant extant structures in Lee County. In 2001, The furnace and a 426-acre surrounding property were transferred to the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources with the assistance of Triangle Land Conservancy. The site will be developed as a nature preserve and park, and the furnace may be eventually restored.


Near Cumnock and Sanford in Lee County NC

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Archeological Survey of the Endor Iron Furnace Environs & Documentation of the Historic Transportation Features, Lee County, NC July1, 2007(WARNING: Large download 181 MB)