Enjoy a family day with socially distanced self-guided tour on the new African American Cemetery Interpretive trail, beginning in Cunningham Falls State Park at the ruins of the historic Isabella stack and casting shed at Catoctin Furnace (12698 Catoctin Furnace Road) and leads to an overlook near the African American cemetery. Wayside panels explain the ironmaking process, explore Catoctin Furnace’s historic buildings, and the story of the workers who lived and worked there. A self-guided companion tour designed to engage children and families is available online. The trail is a smooth, ADA-style path approximately half a mile long with two viewing platforms and three wooden benches. Audio recording of the interpretive trail panels is available at catoctinfurnace.org.

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