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William F. Moran, Jr.

About Us

Moran Dagger

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education, preservation and promotion of the ancient art and craft of hand forged knives and tools.


Our foundation will continue to honor Bill Moran's legacy and keep his vision alive through the exhibition of his works and demonstrations of his methods.

The Museum is located at:

4246 Old National Pike

Middletown, Md., 21769


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William F. Moran, Jr.


The purpose of the William F. Moran, Jr. Museum and Foundation is to educate, preserve and promote the ancient art and craft of hand forged knives and tools used in Bladesmithing, and establish a William F. Moran, Jr. Museum for the collection and presentation of hand forged knives and Blacksmith Metalwork and to preserve the Moran Forge as a working Bladesmith shop.

EST. FEBRUARY 11, 2008

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