The Bally Blacksmith Shop
Bally Blacksmith Shop was built in 1911 and has housed three generations totaling 99 years of Bally blacksmiths. The metal forest service building now behind the shop was added to site in 1960s. Bally's has been on the National Register of Historical Places since 1986. The Cook County Historical Society acquired the building in 2013.
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View our Collection of Artifacts found at the Bally Blacksmith Shop.
To view our Online Collections Catalog you can click on the button below or you can find it under the "Learn" menu.
To navigate the online Collections Catalog you can type in the name of the tool/ item or you can type blacksmith into the search and most of the items will show up.