The Iron Industry of the Northwest Corner

Saturday, March 11, 2023

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Norfolk Library

9 Greenwoods Rd E.
Norfolk, CT 06058
Join the President of the Friends of Beckley Furnace Dick Paddock for a conversation on the history of the iron industry and how it shaped our northwest towns. Dick will discuss all aspects of iron from the geologic underpinnings to African American involvement in the charcoaling process. We will be exposed to the life of colliers and the significance of iron to the era, from supplying the revolution to local innovators of the industry.
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