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Dover forges blacksmith shop

The relocated blacksmith shop in Dover’s Ketterman Park. Also of interest: ‘You know you’re from Dover, Pa. when’ Facebook site creates, fuels community.

Call it a recycling project.
The Greater Dover Historical Society has salvaged stuff from an old blacksmith shop in Dover and assembled it in a reconstructed model at Ketterman Park.
The park is located on Butter Road behind Dover Elementary School.

The shop is yet another example of history coming alive. For a listing of other unknown or little-known treasures posted on this blog, search for the following in this blog’s archives: …

— The Little Courthouse
— Prospect Hill Cemetery
— War Mothers Memorial
— Work War II USO at former York County Academy gymnasium
— York’s Salem Square soldiers monument
— York’s Cookes House
— York’s rowhouses
— Wrightsville’s monuments
— The Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge
— Memorial trees along highways Route 30 & Susquehanna Trail.
— The Inches
— Camp Stewartstown
— The Wrightsville Bridge supports
— New York Wire Co.’s factory whistle
— Mary Ann Furnace
— York’s Hartman Building
— Hanover’s Iron Mike and The Picket
— York’s Eberts Lane
— Helen Reeves Thackston Memorial Park
— WW II defense worker housing
— Shiloh’s former town square
— Loucks one-room school
— Red Lion’s Fairmount Park
— Carlisle Avenue Market House
— York’s Fairmount Neighborhood
— Ma & Pa Railroad, Muddy Creek Forks draw fans
— Delta’s slate clock and Mainline Museum
— Spring Grove’s top-of-class museum
— York’s Reservoir Hill
— Forgotten York Valley Inn
— Wallace-Cross Mill
— Jefferson town square
— “The Six Million”

Dover’s blacksmith shop.