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
Come visit the historic buildings in Catoctin Furnace, every Sunday from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, October 11 - 12
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day
Spend a day celebrating autumn in historic Catoctin Furnace at the 9th Annual Fallfest! Watch apple butter boiling over an open fire and purchase a pint fresh from the kettle. Traditional food including soup and scones will be available for purchase. Tour the historic furnace and houses, see the newly completed Forgeman’s House, and preview exhibits in the Museum of the Ironworker. Watch a blacksmith at work. Make a traditional corncob doll, sip apple cider, and enjoy an heirloom-recipe baked good. Free Admission.