Antique Franklin Fireplace Stoves

Manufactured c.1840 – 1940

Invented by one of America’s most important and innovative forefather’s, Ben Franklin designed the nation’s first freestanding, open-faced fireplace. The Pennsylvania Fireplace was an 8-plated cast iron fireplace that could be placed in a room where a built in fireplace was unavailable. The Franklin style stove offers a cleaner, more efficient alternative to the traditional fireplace.

The Pennsylvania Fireplace, also known as The Franklin Style Stove offers a cleaner, more efficient alternative to the traditional fireplace while still offering the timeless appeal and charm and full view of a burning fire. Later improvements to Franklin’s original design included the addition of hinged or removable doors and decorated guards to prevent coal and ash from spilling onto the floor.

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The Pennsylvania Fireplace, also known as The Franklin Style Stove offers a cleaner, more efficient alternative to the traditional fireplace while still offering the timeless appeal and charm and full view of a burning fire.

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The Pennsylvania Fireplace, also known as The Franklin Style Stove offers a cleaner, more efficient alternative to the traditional fireplace while still offering the timeless appeal and charm and full view of a burning fire. Later improvements to Franklin’s original design included the addition of hinged or removable doors and decorated guards to prevent coal and ash from spilling onto the floor.