March 21, 2019
Cherokee Strip Museum to Host Blacksmithing Demonstrations
PERRY, Okla. — Experience live blacksmithing at the northeast regional meeting of the Saltfork Craftsmen Artist-Blacksmith Association on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry. If you are interested in learning this age-old skill, this is a great opportunity to meet the crafters. Admission to the blacksmith shop and demonstration is free. Admission to the museum is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for students, and children five and under are free.
Once a month, on Monday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m., the museum will have blacksmithing training sessions. Check for dates at www.cherokee-strip-museum.org and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Cherokee-Strip-Museum-134452569935868/. The Cherokee Strip Museum is located at 2617 W. Fir St. in Perry.
The Cherokee Strip Museum is an affiliate of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.