Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

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Fourteen small pieces of painted ceramics.

June 8, 2022
by Justin McKeel
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The Archaeology of a Village Blacksmith Shop

In 1823, a blacksmith named John W. Miller moved into what is now southeastern Blair County with his wife, Mary, and their three-year-old son, James. In their first years there they built their house and a small blacksmith shop along … Continue reading