IMG_0016 furnace sign

The Friends’ Accomplishments

  • Designation by National Register of Historic Sites of Copake Iron Works Historic District
  • Purchase and installation of historic marker
  • Construction of protective cover for historic Copake blast furnace
  • Stabilization of furnace arches and interior
  • Stabilization of “Engine House” facades and foundation
  • Expanded and opened the Copake Iron Works Museum
  • Designed and installed interpretative signage along our history heritage trail

Our Plans (Updated Spring 2015)

  • Stabilize furnace cornerstones
  • Stabilize historic “Link House”