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 Space is VERY limited

To register contact:

 Stephanie Suszek
Adult Program Director 

Troy Historic Village
or email:


Basic Blacksmithing

Learn the tasks of a blacksmith’s apprentice. Discover the amazing forge in our Wagon Shop and learn how malleable hot iron can be. Build a fire, use and anvil, learn proper hand tool use and 8 basic hand forging techniques. Make your own hand tool and more.

Class Dates: 

7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13

Class Time:10 am - 12 pm

Ages:12 to adult


(12 hours of instruction & materials)






Get in front and up close as you step inside the Wagon Shop and experience the forge as a blacksmith. Know what it’s like to ‘make the anvil ring’ as you make your own nail.

Pick a Class Date: 

7/12 or 8/9

Class Time: 1 pm - 2:30 pm

Ages: 8 & up

Price: $35
(90 min. of instruction
& materials) (or $40/student with participating parent) 




Parent & Child
 Blacksmithing Primer

Discover the world of Black-smithing as you forge iron and a unique experience with your child. Together you will learn proper hand tool use and make fun and useful objects.

Class Dates: 

7/12, 7/19, 7/26

Class Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Ages: 8 & up

Price: $180
(6 hours of instruction &
materials - 1 adult & 1 child)

Click the PDF link below for the Youth Blacksmithing permission slip/registration form:


2014 Troy Summer Discovery Hunt

Are you looking for a great, FUN, summer activity for your kids?

The 2014 Troy Summer Discovery Hunt is here! This book is a scavenger hunt that will take your family on an educational, FUN adventure through your area.

Pick up your copy today for only $5 at:
Troy Historic Village - 60 W. Wattles Rd.
The Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center - 6685 Coolidge

Bring your completed 2014 Troy Summer Discovery Hunt back to either location by September 20, 2014 and receive a prize.