Explore the unique Catoctin Furnace living history village. The Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc. celebrates, studies, and preserves the rich history of this pre-Revolutionary industrial village, including the architecture, cultural landscapes, lifeways, and foodways of the workers.
Step back in time.
Open Museum Days
The Collier's Log House, usually open every Sunday from 2 - 4 p.m., will be closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will reopen for visits as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.
Join us online for The Maryland Iron Festival, Digital Edition! The festival will feature traditional blacksmithing, period music, traditional food preparation demonstrations, garden and trail tours, artisan demonstrations, children's activities, fascinating archaeology talks about the amazing discoveries at Catoctin Furnace, and much more. There will be some live and interactive sessions!
Visitors can also enjoy a virtual tour of the newly installed Catoctin Furnace African American Cemetery Interpretive Trail wayside panels and follow along on a newly released audio recording of the tour. The trail links the furnace to the historic village and to an overlook near the Catoctin Furnace Cemetery.
Join us online this year and mark your calendars for the in-person 2021 Festival: May 22 and 23, 2021!
Because of the ongoing pandemic, our monthly meeting will be A SOCIAL DISTANCING MEETING USING ZOOM. Zoom is a remote conferencing service that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration by computer or telephone.
Please email or call Elizabeth Comer (443-463-6437 or ECOMER@CATOCTINFURNACE.ORG) to receive call in instructions before the meeting. You can join the Zoom meeting by computer or phone.