June 18, 2020
Blacksmith Demonstration Planned at Welk Homestead State Historic Site
BISMARCK, N.D. – Bob McCay, an amateur blacksmith, will share his knowledge of the craft on July 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Welk Homestead State Historic Site near Strasburg. The Bismarck resident, a blacksmith for more than 10 years, learned the craft while working with others and enjoys demonstrating and teaching. The demonstration is free and open to the public.
New health and safety protocols are in place for staff and visitors. Buildings are open to a limited number of visitors at one time, heightened cleaning protocols are in place, and some “high touch” experiences are closed at this time. Visitors are asked to follow the CDC's recommendations on social distancing and personal hygiene while visiting state historic sites.
The Welk Homestead is a state historic site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Summer hours are Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Brian Grove at 701.336.7777. For information on upcoming programs visit history.nd.gov/events.
Brian Grove, 701.336.7777
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