The Johnson Foundry

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    Luke Tierney

    This is a place to discuss the history of the Johnson Foundry. It’s a long and complex tale that stretches from before the Civil War into mid-century. The Johnson Foundry was at one point one of the largest employers in the area, and the Johnson family notably constructed the small congregational church near Palisade Avenue.



    Someone recently auctioned off a civil war cannon that was forged in the Johnson Foundry. There is a great description:

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