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Alabama Forge Council Annual Blacksmithing Conference

Presented by Alabama Forge Council at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer AL

Sep 09 - 10 2017
Alabama Forge Council Annual Blacksmithing Conference

The Alabama Forge Council is a non-profit organization that promotes the knowledge of Blacksmithing skills and works to promote the continued re-discovery of the art of Blacksmithing.The AFC is an affiliate of the Artisan Blacksmith Association of North America (ABANA). A dynamic group of over 400 professional, amateur and beginning smiths, the AFC is comprised of 12 separate Forge groups with monthly meetings and two annual conferences.

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Park admission:
$5.00 Adults (12 years and older)
$4.00 Seniors (Ages 62 and older)
$3.00 Children (Ages 6-11) ages 5 and under free

Contact: 205-477-5711

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Additional time info:

Tannehill Park is a day use park open 365 days a year. Park usage is generally limited to sunrise to sunset including holidays except for campground activities and receptions. The visitor center is open from:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 pm. Sunday.
Parking lots, restrooms and hiking trails are open every day.

Hours for the Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama are:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturdays.
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Sundays.
Closed on Mondays.
Admission: $2 adults • $1 Children 6-11 & Seniors 62+.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

12632 Confederate Parkway, Bessemer, AL 35111

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