Lawrence Furnace

Lawrence Furnace     In 1834 Lawrence Furnace, also known as Crane’s Nest Furnace, was built by J. Riggs and Co. The furnace has a 40 foot stack and a capacity of 15 tons. J. Riggs and Co. included Joseph Riggs, Andrew Ellison, Robert Hamilton, James Rodgers, and Dyer Burgess. John Campbell was the superintendent during construction of the furnace and loaned the company $1,500 during the construction of the furnace.