NOTE: The Park is open to the general public; please follow the signs to the temporary Visitor Check-In location at the historic Post Office building. Please note also that due to ongoing clean-up from severe storm damage, some portions of the Park (including the 1930s cattleworking demonstrations) will be closed. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Traditional Blacksmithing Skills II – Outdoor Cookware

Traditional Blacksmithing Skills II

This 7-hour continuation course will help participants progress further in blacksmithing skills and practice. Topics include forge use and care, heat treating, annealing, quenching, normalization and tempering.  Students will make a project to take home

Restrictions: This class is open only to participants who have attended the initial skills class or have forging experience.

Students must wear cotton or wool clothing (no synthetic materials) and closed-toe shoes. Costs of materials are included in the cost of class. Students also must bring their own eye and ear protection.

Dates: Saturday, April 13, 2019 – Outdoor Cookware, Saturday, May 4, 2019, Saturday, June 1, 2019

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Blacksmith Shop (Meet at GRHP Visitor Center)

Instructors: Caitlen Hill, 1890s Site Lead and Blacksmith

Cost: $150

# of participants: Maximum: 4

Book: Call 281-343-0218 x220 or email