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Highlands Conference - Historic Ironmaking (Ironmasters) Confrence

The North Jersey Highlands Historical Society and the Friends of Long Pond Ironworks

Saturday, October 25, 2005, Lautenburg Visitor's Center, Sterling Forest State Park, 115 Old Forge Road, Tuxedo, NY

Walking Tours

Friday Tour, October 14, 2:00 pm to iron sites in Sterling Forest State Park

Sunday Tour, October 16, 10:00 am at long Pond Ironworks

Saturday Program, 10:00 to 5:00, Susan Deeks Presiding

"Trenton Iron Company & 19th Century Industrialization," Susan Deeks

"Researching the Iron Industry 1700-1900," Carol Siri Johnson

"Maritime Affairs in the Highlands Iron Industry

"Forging Ahead: The Iron Industry of the Confederacy," Michael Lynch

"Mastering Iron at the West Point Foundry,"

"The Role of the National Register of Historical Places in Preserving Cultural Resources at Sterling Forest,"

"Charcoal Bottoms & Colliers’ Huts: What Remains?" Nancy Gibbs

"Buying it and Building it: The Development of the Wawayanda Ironworks,"

"Remains of the Sterling Mountain Railway,"

"Thomas Edison’s Method of Concentrating Low Grade Magnetite," Rodney Johnston

Program Chair: Edward J. Lenik

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