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Penfield Homestead Museum, off I-87 exit 28, 12 mi. e. on SR 74, then 3 mi. n. on Corduroy Rd. (CR 2), is a complex of 19th-century buildings in the Ironville Historic District. Structures include the 1827 home of Allen Penfield, barns, a church, a parsonage and ruins of the Crown Point Iron Co. works, where electricity in the form of an electromagnet was first used in industry. The house museum has displays about 19th-century life, the Iron Company and a special room dedicated to the Civil War. A guided tour of the Iron Company ruins is offered. The site includes a hiking trail.

Guided tours are available.

$5; $2 (ages 0-12).
Sat.-Sun. 11-4, Mon.-Fri. by appointment, early June-second Sun. in Oct. Research center open by appointment. Allow 2 hours minimum.
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