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The Gates Historical Society is committed to promoting and encouraging historical research of the town of Gates and its surrounding area.
634 Hinchey Road
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March 2019 Program
Where: Gates Town Hall Annex, 1605 Buffalo Rd., Rochester, N.Y. 14624
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 P.M.
Free and open to the public; Handicapped accessible
"Jonathan Bernard, a American Civil War reenactor and hobbyist Blacksmith, will be presenting an interactive overview of Blacksmithing and and the manufacturing of metal products in the United States between the the 1700's and 1800's. Additionally, this presentation will cover the influence of the American Civil War on the evolution and use of the traveling forge. Those attending will experience a hands on demonstration and identification of the tools and equipment being presented.