Strike while the iron is hot, hear the “clang” of the hammer and feel the heat from the forge as you craft your own project during an interactive blacksmithing workshop at Wade House. Forging items with your own hands is a unique experience you will never forget. Learn the art of Blacksmithing from our skilled tradespeople in the 1860s Dockstader Blacksmith Shop. In this workshop you’ll craft the classic triangle ringer and 2 other projects the old-fashioned way!
About the Location:
Explore the horse-powered world that existed before planes, cars, and railroads at Wade House. Here the golden era of carriages lives on forever, with historic structures and a state-of-the-art museum highlighting all its wonders. The site features the stagecoach hotel built and owned by Sylvanus and Betsey Wade, the first European settlers of Greenbush. The site is also home to a blacksmith shop, sawmill, and the Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum, which houses Wisconsin’s largest collection of carriages and wagons.
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Guests must be age 13 or older to attend. Advanced registration required. Lunch is included in registration fee.
Society members receive a 10% discount, please verify your membership where prompted to receive discount at check out.