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The Old Blacksmith Shop, Galena

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  • My boyfriend loves this stuff, and I have to admit being into history I had wanted to see a real blacksmith at work. Definitely worth the visit! The man running it was very nice and gave us a thorough...  more »
  • Assuming you like history, since you are visiting Galena, you have to stop here. Informative, fun for the kids, stories told by the reenactors, and a little gift area.  more »
  • Free, but worth much more. Lovely volunteers, ours was Brian, explain the history and then the whole process of blacksmithing. Authentic, original furnace etc. Gorgeous gifts made by the current black...  more »
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  • Worth every minute. Listening to the history of the shop while watching a blacksmith at work.
  • While in Galena seeing the sights be sure to stop at Old Blacksmith Shop, 245 N Commerce St, Galena, IL 61036 and take a look at all's on offer and learn about our past.
  • Very well preserved!
  • The blacksmiths are happy to visit and explain some history and the work.

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