Ironville Walking Tour

First named Irondale, this area is known as the “Birthplace of the Electric Age," since it was here that the first industrial application of electricity in the United States took place.

History and heritage tours

Joseph Henry invented the Electro-Magnet was to recharge the crude iron ore separator, which was first used here in 1831. Start at the Penfield Homestead Museum.

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