Hecla Furnace  

Old photo of Hecla Furnace.


Year Built 1833
Blew Out 1905
Built By Hamilton
Daily Tonnage 10
Location Route 141 and County Road 181 in Upper Township.
Remains The cemetery is still being used.

The word "HECLA", according to May 1898 newsletter from the Catholic Diocese of Columbus, is an acronym for the following names:

H - Hamilton, Robert
E - Ellison, Andrew
C - Campbell, John
L - Land
A - Association

Copyright 2006 by Amos Hawkins