Avalon Region

Brigus Blacksmith - Pinkston's Forge


Step back in time - an authentic forge built in 1889, steeped in the history of the blacksmiths who were vital to the town’s founding in 1612. Today, Brigus Blacksmith continues the tradition of hand-crafting unique pieces & sharing experiences inspired by 17th-century blacksmithing in one of North America’s oldest English colonies. Try a workshop, experience life as a blacksmith, work with heat, traditional hammers & anvils to forge raw steel. Or, watch & talk with a blacksmith as he works.

Locations & Dates

  • 4 Magistrates Hill, Brigus
  • 47.5358, -53.2071




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