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Baltimore blacksmith shop to run nonprofit museum
Baltimore blacksmith shop to run nonprofit museum

Sparks started flying at the blacksmith shop on West Saratoga Street when James Madison was president of the United States, and a crew there is still on the job, now operating in a hybrid historical museum and working business. The folks who run G. Krug & Son Ironworks near Lexington Market have been welcoming tours by appointment for a couple of years, but they've just taken a step toward a more professional exhibit presentation. The Internal Revenue Service recently approved an application to run the museum as a separate nonprofit, allowing it to raise money needed to upgrade the exhibits and the building itself. "We wanted to make sure it was done right," said Peter...

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