The Park is now open after the storms--please follow the signs to the temporary Visitor Check-In location at the historic Post Office building. Cattle demonstrations take place at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. only, so come early!

Traditional Blacksmithing Skills II – Workshop

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.

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