Landmark Park visitors learned about lost art of blacksmithing

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DOTHAN, AL (WTVY) Landmark Park visitors took a trip back in time to revisit the lost art of blacksmithing Saturday. Blacksmith Doug Wolfe demonstrated how to use heat and hammers to shape metal into make various tools and hardware Saturday morning at the blacksmithing shop at the park in Dothan.

Wolfe explained how a blacksmith can recycle by melting down old items to make new ones. For example, you can make knives out of old horse shoes or a dinner bell out of rebar.

Landmark Park offers educational programs for all ages all year long. It is Alabama's Official Museum of Agriculture, is a135-acre park built to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the Wiregrass region. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for kids.

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