Welcome to the site dedicated to the iron furnace history in Botetourt County, Virginia. This page is continuously being updated with new information as I have time to work on it, so please check back often and watch the list below for the most recent updates.

If you are interested in helping to preserve the history of these or other furnaces, or interested in exploring how furnaces worked along with all of the ancillary trades associated with the iron furnaces, please visit ironfurnaces.com.

Read the article about this website in the Fincastle Herald.

Pages updated on 05/01/07:

Created Mines & Quarries Page
Created Forges Page (under construction)
Posted article from The Virginias about the Catawba Coal and Iron Co.