G. Krug & Son Ironworks and Museum

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G. Krug & Son Ironworks is a historic iron works located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States.[2] It is a complex consisting of a two-story tall gable-roofed building dating from the first quarter of the 19th century, which houses the earliest shop; a four-story tall Victorian building which houses a business office on the first floor and storage rooms on the upper floors; and a three-story tall shed-roofed addition dating from 1870 to 1880. It is in its fifth generation as a family business.[2]

G. Krug & Son Ironworks & Museum.
Location415 W. Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates39°17′34″N 76°37′20″W / 39.29278°N 76.62222°W / 39.29278; -76.62222
Architectural style(s)Victorian
Official nameG. Krug & Son Ironworks, Inc.
TypeHistory museum
Reference no.82004747 [1]

G. Krug & Son began in 1810 and is recognized as the oldest continuously operating blacksmith shop in the United States. The works is responsible for iron grills, railings, and other architectural elements that may be seen on buildings throughout Baltimore[3] and at the Ginter House in Richmond, Virginia.

G. Krug & Son was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ a b G. Krug & Son Ironworks and Museum Patrick Cutter, G. Krug & Son Ironworks and Museum, Explore Baltimore Heritage, accessed May 8, 2014
  3. ^ Dennis Zembala and Mark R. Edwards (November 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Krug Iron Works" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01.

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