Antique Iron Fences in Annapolis

Annapolis has it’s fair share of antique iron fences. Like in Chicago and Winnetka, there are many fences made by The Stewar Iron Works, formely the largest iron fence maker in the world.

The Stewart Iron Works
The Stewart Iron Works, 3rd & Culvert St, Cincinnati, O
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G. Krug & Son Ironwork
Makers of Artistic Wrough Iron Work

Gustav Krug—Gustav Krug immigrated to the US from Germany around 1850. He started working for a blacksmith shop in Baltimore and eventually took it over. The company still exists today—and is run by Krug’s descendents. It is the US’s oldest operating ironwoks.

 Gustav Krug, Maker (?)
178 Saratoga St., Batlo. MD
from the Woods Baltimore City Directory from 1885

G. Krug & Son website
The Art of Steel – piece on the company from NPR

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  1. Thank you for your site, photography and bringing our ancestors’ lives to the net for us to experience.

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