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Eagleswood Township - Stafford Forge
Stafford Forge was located in West Creek,
which is now a part of Eagleswood Township. Orginally called West Creek
Forge, it was well known for manufacturing cannons and cannon balls, each
said to be of the finest workmanship. In the pinelands, bog iron was plentiful.
There was also am ample supply of wood for charcoal and water power to
run the forge. Other wellknown forges were located in Bricksburg (Lakewood
Township), Brick Township, and Dover Township.