Century Village to host blacksmithing workshop


BURTON, Ohio – Blacksmiths throughout the Western Reserve will gather on the grounds of Century Village Museum for the second annual blacksmithing conference June 30 and July 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Guest speakers.

This symposium will feature Bruce Woodward and Mark Segarrd. Woodward is a professional blacksmith with a contemporary flare. His modern designs use both the traditional blacksmithing techniques coupled with modern metalsmithing.

Segarrd specializes in the colonial style of blacksmithing.

Demonstrations by these blacksmiths will begin at 8 a.m. until noon, and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Admission for the conference is $25 for nonmembers, and $20 for members each day. Nonmember cost for both days is $35, and $25 for members. To obtain a registration form contact the Geauga County Historical Society.

Century Village Museum is located 35 miles east of Cleveland at the intersection of state Route 87 and 168.

For more information call the office at 440-834-1492.


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