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George Granger, Jr
Items made or repaired in the blacksmith shop at Monticello include horseshoes, axes, scythes, large and small tools, chains, bits for horses and many other items. Shoeing horses was one of the most basic responsibilities of a blacksmith.
Gill, Israel, and James Gillette all worked in Jefferson’s stable tending his prized thoroughbred horses.
Iron tweezer excavated at Monticello. Blacksmiths like George Granger, Jr. made metal objects needed on the plantation.