EARLY IRON INDUSTRY IN HUDSON VALLEY
Title: EARLY IRON INDUSTRY IN HUDSON VALLEY
Location: YORKTOWN COMMUNITY CENTER (lower level), 1974 Commerce St., Yorktown Hts.
Description: How much do you know about how iron is made? In early colonial times there were around 50 iron mines in the lower Hudson River valley. The Revolutionary War iron chain across the Hudson was made in Orange County. A large iron mine was near Brewster. What are blast furnaces and bloomery and forges and how were they used. Doc Bayne will provide information on the making of iron from colonial times up to the present.
Start Time: 19:30