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Cotswold Forge

Cotswold Forge The Cotswold Forge was built in Snowshills, England in the Cotswold region about 1600. The forge was owned and operated by members of the Stanley family until Charles Stanley died in 1909.

Blacksmiths made wrought iron tools and appliances in this forge for nearly 300 years. Before the modern industrial era, the blacksmith was essential to the survival of communities everywhere. By the Cotswold Forge
late 1800s, blacksmiths were only making repairs on items that previous generations of blacksmiths had once created.

Greenfield Village blacksmiths used this forge to produce and repair household and farming implements for Greenfield Village, just as the Stanley’s did for generations.

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