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Address: 114 West Third St, Lewes, DE
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A lot of cool items to see. My wife purchase some one of a kind hooks at a great price. Spent some time speaking to the blacksmith about a project he was working on. If your into... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Bel Air, Maryland
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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A really neat place to visit. Reminds me of what a black smith shop of years gone by would look like. Not always open but when it is make sure to stop by and gaze st all that iron wonder!

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Bel Air, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A lot of cool items to see. My wife purchase some one of a kind hooks at a great price. Spent some time speaking to the blacksmith about a project he was working on. If your into buying tools when tools were made with pride this is the place for you.

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Lewes, Delaware
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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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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 

4 Thank HowlnBubba
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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 

6 Thank daisyferret1

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