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125 Anniversary Hero

Just like our cookware,
we only get better with age. 

In celebration of 125 years in business, we're making Lodge family-favorite recipes, catching up with our collector friends, and exploring beloved vintage pieces of iron.

Joseph Lodge

It all started with a journey.

In 1896, Joseph Lodge founded the company that is now Lodge Cast Iron in the small town of South Pittsburg, Tennessee. Originally from Pennsylvania, Joseph left home at age 15 and spent his formative years on the road, traveling across the country on foot and working in machine shops.

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Explore the Lodge story.

Here are a few of our favorite articles about the Lodge journey, 125 years in the making. Read about how some of the most iconic Lodge elements came to be, like our skillet and egg logo and our signature teardrop handle.

Harold Henry

We've made a lot of great friends along the way

With somewhere over 5,000 pieces of cast iron cookware in his collection, Harold Henry is a keeper of our history.

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Marg & Larry O’Neil

We visited the biggest cast iron collection on the planet

Marg and Larry O’Neil couldn’t have predicted just how far their love of cast iron would take them. The high school sweethearts have been married for 62 years and are former grocery store owners and real estate pros. In retirement, they decided to start collecting cast iron for fun — but things quickly got serious.

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We are seasoned craftsmen.

From signature collections like Blacklock, to bringing fan favorites back to life from our vault, Lodge takes pride in creating cast iron that you will cherish for the next 125 years.

We've collected family recipes full of comfort.

It is no secret that at Lodge, we love to eat. From our family to yours, here are some of our favorite recipes that we have collected over the years.

Share your favorite Lodge memory with us on Instagram and Facebook.