Blacksmithing, period music, traditional food preparation, garden and trail tours, artisan demonstrations, children’s activities, archaeology talks, and more. Some Live and Interactive Sessions!
The Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc. will present the second annual Maryland Iron Festival online during the weekend of August 22 and 23. In partnership with Cunningham Falls State Park, Catoctin Mountain Park, Frederick County Public Libraries, Visit Frederick, and PopUp Frederick. This free event will “transport” you to historic Catoctin Furnace, Maryland where you can experience demonstrations, lessons, music, artisans, craftspeople, archaeology, and history. The Maryland Iron Festival, virtual edition, will commemorate the state as a center for the craft of ironmaking. The festival will feature traditional blacksmithing, period music, traditional food preparation demonstrations, garden and trail tours, artisan demonstrations, children’s activities, fascinating archaeology talks about the amazing discoveries at Catoctin Furnace, and more. There will be some Live and Interactive Sessions!