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5 pages of essentials for the beginner.
Principles of Design
The role of mathematics in design. The Golden Rectangle.
Jefferson County Ironworks
Early iron industry in Jefferson County, WV
Blacksmiths in the Corps of Discovery
Celebrate the Lewis and Clark bicentennial by learning about the blacksmiths in the Corps of Discovery.
James Rumsey, a biography.
40 pages Read about the brief life of one of our greatest inventors.
James Rumsey: Steamboat Inventor or Pioneer in Steam Navigation?
Did James Rumsey invent the steamboat?
1982 ABANA Conference
A 20th anniversary review of the conference
hosted by the ABA and held at Cedar Lakes.
Samuel Yellin and the Citizens Bank of Weston
Built in the1920s, the Citizens Bank is an Art Deco masterpiece. The bank features magnificent ironwork from the Samuel Yellin Company.
150th Anniversary of the Philippi Covered Bridge
This covered bridge has survived floods, ice jams, a fire, and a Civil War battle. See how it was built and later restored with the help of blacksmiths