The Forge of Vernon Hills is under new ownership! The Forge of Vernon Hills is now owned by Chestnut & Oaks, LLC with Henry Markwood as General Manager. With this change comes many new delights! The Forge of Vernon Hills is now open to the public and our current reopening promises to preserve the nostalgic atmosphere that has been synonymous with the Forge for decades. As The Forge of Vernon Hills moves forward, the changes are sure to be welcomed by former members and public alike.