Dover Foxcroft Historical Society Celebrates 50 YEARS!

Posted July 02, 2014, at 7:55 p.m.

Friday, July 4, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Blacksmith Shop Museum, 107 Dawes Rd., Dover Foxcroft, Maine

For more information: 207-564-7533;

The Dover Foxcroft Historical Society will celebrate its 50th birthday on Friday, July 4th. The celebration takes place at the Blacksmith Shop Museum in Dover Doxcroft from 10am to 3pm.

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During the celebration, there will be a grand opening of the new forge, tours of the blacksmith shop, and blacksmith demonstrations by Adriaan Gerber. Adriaan is originally from South-Africa but moved to Maine for a fresh start. Blacksmithing and knifemaking became a full time passion for Adriaan, remaining so for over eight years now. Adriaan specializes in creating traditional tools and weaponry- bearded axes,halberds, swords and knives. He teaches knifemaking classes and has even taught a 14-year old boy to forge his own sword. For more information, visit his website at, or see him LIVE in Dover Foxcroft!

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