Blacksmith Shop – Le Mars, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 42° 47.896 W 096° 09.563
14T E 732297 N 4742327
Quick Description: This recreated blacksmith shop was built on the Plymouth County fairgrounds Pioneer Village to teach visitors about the job of blacksmiths.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2011 7:37:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMDE0D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob
Views: 1

Long Description:
This recreated blacksmith shop was built on the Plymouth County fairgrounds Pioneer Village to teach visitors about the job of blacksmiths. A framed history tells more about the building.

“The Blacksmith Shop.
When was this building built? In 1976 the blacksmith shop was built on the Plymouth County Fairgrounds by the Remsen-Oyens, Kingsley, Merrill, and Le Mars saddle clubs…

What has this building been used for? What is it currently used for? The Blacksmith Shop is used to show people how horse shoes are made and to display some of the tools used, both recent and old. It also used to hold demonstrations on how to shoe horses…”
Operating Status: Re-creation / Educational

Address:
Plymouth County Fairgrounds
Le Mars, IA USA
51031


Web Address: Not listed

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