In operation from 1776 to 1903, the Catoctin Iron Furnace was a community in itself. Founders, miners, clerks, charcoal makers, storekeepers, teamsters, and others came together under the iron master's supervision. A furnace stack, the iron master's Manor House ruins, and self-guided trail.
Catoctin Furnace/Cunningham Falls State Park
Catoctin Furnace Village
Thurmont, MD 21788
MORE ABOUT THE AREA
Thurmont, MD — Thurmont is home to Cunningham Falls State Park and Catoctin Mountain Park, which contains the presidential retreat of Camp David. The town’s slogan is “Gateway to the Mountains.”
LOCAL TOURISM REFERENCES
Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.
151 S. East Church St. Frederick, MD 21701
301 228-2888 or 800 999-3613