I learned this morning (through the Two Nerdy History Girls blog) that Colonial Williamsburg’s blacksmith has a new apprentice.*

Coincidentally (well, not really, given its location), I had visited the blacksmith’s shop during our CAA / CWF International Carriage Symposium in January and thought this would be a good time to share a few more photos of the shop.

First, a photo of the front of the Deane Shop, home of Williamsburg’s wheelwrights, which I took on the freak-snowstorm Saturday during our 2010 CAA / CWF International Carriage Symposium. The blacksmith’s shop is in the lean-to at the left.

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Next, the back door to the blacksmith’s shop (in the white building at the left), as seen from across the wheelwrights’ yard during our visit earlier this year:

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And several shots of the interior of the blacksmith’s shop, from our late-afternoon visit in January:

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* You can see more photos of Aislinn’s new outfit on the FB page of Williamsburg’s milliners’ shop.