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Come join us for a fascinating look into the world of blacksmithing and Cherokee weaponry in the 1800s! Learn about the important role blacksmiths played in day-to-day life and the history of the Cherokee people’s relationship with the craft.

Watch as a Red Clay State Historic Park staff member demonstrates the art of blacksmithing, showcasing how items like nails, hooks, and locks were made by hand. You’ll also have the chance to see traditional Cherokee weaponry up close, including a war club, blowgun, and flintlock rifle.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to step back in time and appreciate the skills and ingenuity of the past. Bring your friends and family for a fun and educational outing at Tunnel Hill Heritage Center. 

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