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The Old Blacksmith Shop, Galena
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  • Structure very old and still in use. The volunteer we spoke with was a fount of information about the area, the city and about the blacksmith shop and it's working. We visited literally in the last ho...  more »
  • This was one of my first stops in Galena. We visited towards the end of the day as they were just starting to wrap things up. But the man working the furnace was still creating things. He was really i...  more »
  • Historical accurate presentation on how to make horse shoes to paper weights. Great for kids or those who are not familar with this side of history. 
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  • Worth every minute. Listening to the history of the shop while watching a blacksmith at work.
  • Very well preserved!
  • 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.
  • The blacksmiths are happy to visit and explain some history and the work.