Start your journey into the past at the historic and unique Irondale Church. Armed with photos and stories guide George will introduce you to the various snippets of Irondale’s colourful history. Follow George through the bush – literally through the bush – to see and hear more of the area’s history. You may wish to arm yourself with bug spray and/or bug jackets. Suitable for adults, teens and children. No dogs, please.
ADOPTED BY: Carol Simmons
HIKE #: 98
DATE: Saturday, September 21
START TIME: 10:30 am
DURATION: 2.5 hours, 3km
LOCATION: Irondale’s Heritage Church, 1019 Elm Rd.
RATING: Easy with a steep climb and walk through a wooded area
MAXIMUM #: 20
AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms (on site), bottled water, shelter
LEADER: George Simmons
LEADERS BIO: George, a 4th generation of two original settler families is Irondale’s historian. He has also served as a municipal councillor and Warden of Haliburton County.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton take Hwy 118 East. Turn right onto Glamorgan Rd. (County Rd 3).
Follow to the “T” intersection and turn right onto County Rd 503. Turn left onto Irondale Rd (the second entrance ‐ approximately 6.5km). At the T intersection, turn right and then left onto Elm Rd. The distance from Haliburton is approximately 35 km. From Minden take Hwy 35 South approximately 3.5 km, turn left onto County Rd 121 and follow to Kinmount and turn left onto County Rd 503,approximately 19 km. Turn right onto Irondale Rd. At the T intersection, turn right and then left onto Elm Rd. The distance from Minden is approximately 37 km. GPS coordinates: N 44.9450, W 78.6268
- Irondale’s Mine Tour
Saturday, September 21, 2019
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Venue: Irondale's Heritage Church