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Henry J. Heinz

(1844-1919)

 
 
Henry J. Heinz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Henry J. Heinz Marker
Inscription. From a start in 1869 selling bottled horseradish, Heinz built an international firm by 1886. He pioneered innovative advertising, quality control, and benevolent employee policies and transformed modern diets.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 27.198′ N, 79° 59.56′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of 16th Street and Progress Street, on the right when traveling north on 16th Street. Click for map. Located near the former Heinz plant on the North Side of Pittsburgh. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sixteenth Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Avery College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pittsburgh's Grand Hall at the Priory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Allegheny Aqueduct (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Nicholas Church and Mala Jaska (approx. 0.4 miles away); Perry's Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Who Was the Howling Mob? (approx. 0.4 miles away); Great Strike Ignites the Nation! (approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
Henry J. Heinz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Henry J. Heinz Marker

1. Henry John Heinz: A Man of Uncommon Vision. H.J. Heinz Company History (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Henry John Heinz at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Henry J. Heinz - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Henry J. Heinz image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
3. Henry J. Heinz
Henry J. Heinz and Grandchildren image. Click for full size.
By Associated Photographers Inc., circa 1910
4. Henry J. Heinz and Grandchildren
Henry J. Heinz with grandchildren including H.J. Heinz II on the right being held by governess Elizabeth Rust. Courtesy: Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
H. J. Heinz Co. Original Factory image. Click for full size.
By Associated Photographers. Inc, circa 1904
5. H. J. Heinz Co. Original Factory
Original factory of H. J. Heinz Co. in front of the North Side Plant. In 1854, H. J. Heinz's father John, built a house for his family on Mail Street in Sharpsburgh. The house later became the first H. J. Heinz Factory. In 1904, the house was moved five miles down the Allegheny River to the main North Side plant as a memorial to the founding of the company. Courtesy: Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
Advertisement for Heinz Pickles and Food Products image. Click for full size.
By N/a, circa 1910
6. Advertisement for Heinz Pickles and Food Products
Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives
Heinz Pickles Marketing Cart image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1890
7. Heinz Pickles Marketing Cart
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 971 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   6, 7. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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