Bally Blacksmith Shop

Bally Blacksmith Shop

 

Join us for Bally Blacksmith Demo Days
August 4th & 5th 11 am - 4 pm 

That's right it's back for the season! Bally Blacksmith Demo Days will be going on during Fisherman's Picnic. The Historic building will be open for tours and the sites' collections will be available for viewing from 11 am - 4 pm Friday & Saturday. Additionally, blacksmiths will be on-site creating metal works. Stop by Friday and Saturday of Fisherman's Picnic to join us in celebrating this wonderful part of local history that made Cook County and Grand Marais what it is today.




Help support the Bally Blacksmith Shop - All donations are welcomed in any amount!
Click Here To Give to Our Historic Buildings.
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THANKS TO THE LLOYD K. JOHNSON FOUNDATION for FUNDING OUR VIDEO DOCUMENTATION PROJECT!!
CLICK FOR VIDEO:
Ballywood Trailer from Cook County Historical Society on Vimeo.
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Paul Webster of Forging Community demonstrates at the Bally Demo Days (right)























View our Collection of
Artifacts found at the Bally Blacksmith Shop.


To view our Online Collections Catalog you can click on the link or you can find it under the Research And Remember tab.
To navigate the online Collections Catalog you can type in the name of the tool/ item or you can type blacksmith into the search and most of the items will show up. 
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THANK YOU TO THE MANY INDIVIDUAL DONORS AND THE FOLLOWING GRANTORS WHO ARE HELPING US TO PRESERVE AND SHARE THIS IMPORTANT HISTORIC SITE! Starting in the Spring of 2014: cataloging historic articfacts and stabilization of the 1911 historic Bally Blacksmith Shop.

Grant funding provided by the Minnesota Historical Society's Legacy Grant Program - thanks to the state's Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment

Grant funding just received to stabilized this historic strucuture - provided by the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.