Just a few pictures from Our 50th Annual Craft Fair

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It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Blacksmith, Mike Haskell. Yesterday, our community lost a true craftsman, a dedicated friend, and a pillar of strength.

Mike was not just a skilled blacksmith; he was a storyteller whose tales of forging iron and steel captivated all who gathered around his workshop. His hands were like magic, turning raw metal into works of art, each piece carrying a piece of his soul. His craft was more than a job; it was a passion, and he shared that passion with everyone who crossed his path.

But Mike was more than just a talented craftsman. He was a friend, a mentor, and a source of unwavering support. He had a heart of gold, always willing to lend a helping hand and offer words of wisdom to those in need. His laughter was infectious, and his smile could brighten the darkest of days.

In the world of steel and fire, Mike was a legend. He leaves behind a legacy that will continue to inspire and guide us. As we gather to mourn his loss, let us also celebrate the incredible life he lived and the indelible mark he left on our hearts.

Let us remember the warmth of his forge, the sound of his hammer, and the wisdom of his words.

As we forge ahead without our beloved blacksmith, may we carry the lessons he taught us and continue to create, just as he did. Mike, you will forever hold a special place in our hearts, and your spirit will live on through the beautiful pieces of art you crafted and the lives you touched.
Rest in peace, dear friend. You will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.
#InMemoryOfMikeHaskell #BlacksmithLegend


Les Stewart, President

Kai Moessle, Vice-President

Lisa Emden, Treasurer/Secretary

Board Members:

Joan Kark-Wren, Chairperson

Donna Cowsert

Lisa Emden

Mike Haskell

Robert Metzger

Kai Moessle

Bill Murphy

Les Stewart

Monthly Fort Klock Meetings Every Second Wednesday of the Month at 6 pm

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Fort Klock Historic Restoration

PO Box 42,

St Johnsville, NY 13452

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St Nicholas Day

Just a few pictures from our Thunderhawk Living History School Event in August

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