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The Dover Blacksmith Shop
The Blacksmith Shop is located at Ketterman Park on Butter Road.
GPS coordinates for the Blacksmith Shop:
7650'47.286"W  400'30.665"

Greater Dover Historical Fund Raiser

The Greater Dover Historical Society is participating in the Bon Ton Community Days Program. Make a $5.00 dollar donation to the Greater Dover Historical Society and receive over $500 dollars in coupons that can be used at any Bon Ton from March 1st thru the 3rd. 501c3 organizations that sell a minimum of 75 books will be eligible for a bonus check from the Bon Ton.

You can support this GDHS fund raising effort in three ways:

-Purchase a book from a GDHS member.

- Sell books for GDHS.

- Order a book on line from this link -

Bon Ton will mail the book directly to you, free of charge and send a check to the GDHS at the end of the event.

On March 15, at 7:00 pm, Hannah Emig will be the guest speaker at the Greater Dover Historical Society meeting. Hannah will be sharing a video of the Dover jail being moved from its original location on City Hall Drive, to its current location in the Dover Community Park on West Canal St.
If anyone from the community has photos or stories of the jail being moved, you are invited to join us and share.


If you have historical photos, documents, stories anything that you would want to share, please email any items to doverhistory@gdhspa.org

Contact Cindy Snyder at 292-6148 or snyder@cplx.net (use Community Day as the subject line) for more information.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Please visit our Business Sponsors
GDHS meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at the Calvary Lutheran Church located at 9 N. Main Street, Dover PA.

This site was last updated 02/19/18