The story of the steel industry in Coatesville is a fascinating story of a family's role in the development of an American industry. It is an inspiring story of Rebecca Lukens' struggle to preserve the family business while remaining committed to her values and her children. It is a story of the workers whose efforts changed the nation and the world. The National Iron and Steel Heritage Museum and the Lukens National Historic District will promote, preserve and interpret one of America's great stories of enterprise and innovation.The list of National Historic Landmark properties includes several key buildings that played a significant role in the development of Lukens. The proximity of these homes and offices to the mill reflects the Lukens and Huston families' long-standing commitment to living and working close to the factory and the community. These structures and the mill tell the story of the home and work life of company through the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Facility Amenities: Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours