Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc.
12525 Catoctin Furnace Road
Thurmont , Maryland  21788

Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc.
12320 Auburn Road
Thurmont , MD , 21788
Phone: 301-271-2306


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.  On this website you will find information about the history of Catoctin Furnace, Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc. activities, who we are, directions to Catoctin Furnace, what to see and do at this unique living history village, volunteer opportunities, a way to donate and how your donation would be used, and information about our many upcoming events.  

The circa 1810 log Collier's House is open by appointment anytime by calling 443-463-6437.  Please note: The Museum of the Ironworker is closed temporarily  for an exciting renovation and new exhibits.  We will make an announcement regarding its grand re-opening in 2019 as soon as  we have a firm date.

NOTICE:  Spirits of The Furnace is this Saturday!  This always exciting event is a guided night-time tour of Catoctin Furnace, with people in period clothing interpreting the history of the Village, its people and its historic structures.  See the event flyer below for more information.  For even more information, you can view the event page.  To purchase tickets for the event, click here.  

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