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March 1, 2023

Contact: Diana Simon
Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-336-2405

Blacksmith Demonstrations Return to Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry for 2023

PERRY, Okla. — The Saltfork Craftsmen will continue their blacksmith demonstrations at the Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry in 2023. The demonstrations are scheduled for March 4, May 6, August 5 and November 4 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

The forge will be lit at 10 a.m. Guests can watch the craftsmen work and create one-of-a-kind pieces. There will be an opportunity for safe hands-on experiences. The educational event is free to attend, but donations are appreciated.

The Cherokee Strip Museum is located at 2617 W. Fir St. in Perry. For more information about activities and exhibits at the museum, please call 580-336-2405.

The Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School is an affiliate of the Oklahoma Historical Society, operated in partnership with the Cherokee Strip 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.


Editor’s Note: Photos of the Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School are available upon request.

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