Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cornwall Iron Furnace
Presented by Mike Emery, Site Administrator, Cornwall Iron Furnace
Cornwall Iron Furnace is the best-preserved cold blast iron furnace in the Americas, and it was supplied by one of the largest iron ore deposits in the country. Cornwall Iron Furnace helped to shape the history of this region and was one of the most important sites in the early history of the iron industry. Join Site Administrator Mike Emery on September 9 at 7:00PM as he discusses the history of the furnace as well as give a virtual tour of the structure. Emery is currently the site administrator of Cornwall Iron Furnace and has worked for the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum since 1997 at various historic sites in southeastern Pennsylvania. He holds a degree in history from Penn State University and resides near Reading, PA.
This is a FREE program, but you must register using this link. You will receive an email with a link to use to join the Zoom call. This program will be recorded and put on our YouTube page to view at your leisure along with past Ephrata Academy presentations.