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Volume 6 - AFC Edition
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Vol.1 (May-June - JYH)
Vol.3 Camp Fenby
Vol.4 ABANA Late
Vol. 5 PABA Edition
AFC Tannehill Conference
South African Blacksmiths Unveil Mechanical Hammer
Tannehill Park hosted the Alabama Forge Council conference on September 11-13. This early ironworks operated up until it was burned during the Civil War by Gen. James Wilson (a direct ancestor of our Jim "Paw Paw" Wilson who now lives in the South and sends his regards with a mischievous grin).

More about sign on page 19
The Alabama Forge Council is a very active group consisting of 12 forge groups located throughout the state, from North Sand Mountain, near the Tennessee line to Bayou Forge at the Gulf of Mexico.
Pavilion sign (left) at Tannehill was forged and assembled by members during several workshops. The Tannehill Furnace scene is embossed copper and the lettering is on brushed stainless for contrast. This required doubling the number of letters and attaching them to separate matching backs.
Conference coverage continued on Page 3
($15/year) Write to:
Robby Armstrong
189 Broad-Armstrong Dr.
Brownsboro, AL 35741
Would you like your group's event covered in the anvilfire News?
We love to cover your events, however, this will be one of the last events we will cover outside our local Virginia area this year. We have spent thousands of dollars traveling to the events covered in the anvilfire news and can no long afford the travel, motel and registration expenses. In the future we will cover your events two ways. . . Continued on Page 20
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