Blacksmith Lenny Moore to be at Harmony
Hall Plantation Village
will be giving a blacksmithing demonstration Sunday
from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Harmony Hall Plantation
Village. Visitors will see smoke and fire from the
forge at the blacksmith shed. Moore, who lives in
Greensboro, but grew up in Tar Heel and graduated
from Tar Heel High School, shows young and old how
the craft was done in the old days. You also can
place an order for special work or purchase some of
his completed work.
There also will be
hatchet throwing, horseshoes, and recruitment for
Backwoods Militia members. There will be food cooked
in iron pots over open fires by Brandon Moore, and
tours -- guided and self-guided -- of the historic
house that was built about 1760 and still sits on
its original foundation.
In other news, folks
at Harmony Hall Plantation Village are seeking help
to clean the grounds on Saturday, June 7 beginning
at 8 a.m. and going throughout the day. Lunch will
be served. Bring lawn mowers, leaf blowers, rakes,
saws and other equipment.
cookbooks, private-label jams and cider, and gift
items also are available for purchase.
the adventurous, hike the one-mile trail from the
main house to the Cape Fear River. Be sure to have
insect repellant and a water bottle.
Hall, which was the Revolutionary War-era home of
Col. James Richardson, accepts donations, but does
not charge admission.
plantation is located between Tar Heel and White
Oak. For directions, go to
information, call Field Marshal Bobby Lewis at (910)
874-4011 or visit Harmony Hall Plantation on