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Eric Sloane Museum & Kent Iron Furnace

31 Kent Cornwall Rd., Kent, CT 06757

The Sloane-Stanley Museum features the studio and antique hand tool collections of Eric Sloane, an American landscape painter and author of illustrated works of cultural history and folklore. The museum is owned and operated by the State Historic Preservation Office of Connecticut. The property includes the Kent Iron Furnace, a granite blast furnace which produced pig iron for almost 70 years, beginning in 1826.

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