and River were the major reasons for the location of the village and Iron
Furnace. The rivers were a source for bog ore.
lake was created by the dam which allowed boats to move bog
iron from rivers and streams, to the Iron
Furnace. The lake also provided water power for the Sawmill and
Gristmill. Fishing is permitted along with canoeing. The
Center, has 8 canoes available for guided nature trips on the