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Preservation Forge

114 West Third St, Lewes, DE
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Ranked #13 of 22 Attractions in Lewes
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- Sep 3, 2014
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Lewes, Delaware
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Well, whilst we were wandering around Lewes, trying to burn off calories gained from a beaut lunch. We came across the Forge, a good deal of "stuff" on display; but, even having lingered for 10+ minutes nobody fronted to ask if we were interested in any of the "items". There was a wrench that did take Diane's eye; needing one... More

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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599 reviews 599 reviews
301 attraction reviews
452 helpful votes 452 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I'm a blacksmith and I was visiting Lewes while on a break from a nearby blacksmithing conference, so I couldn't very well pass up John's forge. The best thing about it is that it is first and foremost a working forge. Williamsbirg is a working forge, but its priority is interpretation for tourists. Preservation Forge's interior ain't pretty (Except to... More

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Delaware
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649 reviews 649 reviews
262 attraction reviews
1,152 helpful votes 1,152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

My husband and I have been into Lewes several times & have never seen this place open. However, the other day we noticed the doors were wide open & we couldn't help but take a peek. At the time we arrived, there was an older gentleman speaking with another visitor. He never took a moment to greet us OR ask... More

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