Thursday, March 26, 2020

Living Heritage Podcast Ep171 Blacksmithing in Newfoundland

Photo of blacksmith Devon Hookey at work in the Green Family Forge in Trinity, NL. Photo by Dale Jarvis, 2019.

In this episode, Natalie Dignam talks about the history of the blacksmith trade in Newfoundland and forges you can visit on the island today, including the Green Family Forge in Trinity, Pinkston's Forge in Brigus, and an exhibit on Littlejohn's Forge in Bay Roberts.

Visit a Newfoundland Forge:

Littlejohn's Forge exhibit at the Road to Yesterday Museum

Dragon's head door knocker at the Green Family Forge. Photo by Dale Jarvis, 2019.


The Living Heritage Podcast is about people who are engaged in the heritage and culture sector, from museum
professionals and archivists, to tradition bearers and craftspeople - all those who keep history alive at the
community level. The show is a partnership between HeritageNL and CHMR Radio.
Theme music is Rythme Gitan by Latché Swing.

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