Vernon

Click HERE for an excellent photo collection courtesy Amos Hawkins. 

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Vernon Furnace site in 2016
​A few scattered stones are visible

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Photo above is from Sally Neely and belonged to her grandfather, grandfather Ross C Venters

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Photo above is the Vernon Furnace community in 1917. The dark building in the center of the photo is the company store, and what is now the location of Phillip’s Grocery. Photo taken from “Superior” by R.D. Null

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Photo above is a current Google Earth photo of the Vernon Furnace community in Decatur Township.

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The picture above is the Vernon Iron Company store and scales. Photo from “Superior” by R.D. Null. 

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1887 Map of Decatur Township section 22. 

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1889 Sanborn Map showing the locations of the buildings (the arrow is pointing North)
Source: http://sanborn.umi.com/sanborn/image/download/pdf/oh/reel33/6739/00023/Ironton+Aug.+1889%2C+Sheet+15.pdf?CCSI=14325n 


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This house is no longer standing but was located behind Phillips Grocery on St Rt 93 in Decatur Township

Vernon Furnace Cemetery

Vernon Furnace Cemetery is well maintained and located approximately 16 miles out St Rt 93 on the left…there is a sign to mark the road. 

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