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Manheim in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Baron Stiegel

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
1. Baron Stiegel Marker
Inscription. The famed glassmaker and ironmaster of colonial days founded Manheim in 1762, and set up his glassworks in 1764. He gave land for the Lutheran Church which still pays his heirs one red rose a year.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 9.828′ N, 76° 23.701′ W. Marker is in Manheim, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in the park at the town square. Marker is at or near this postal address: High Street, Manheim PA 17545, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heintzelman House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stiegel Glass Manufactory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lititz (approx. 4.6 miles away); Elmer Holmes Bobst (approx. 4.6 miles away); John A. Sutter (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mount Hope Estate & Grubb Mansion (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Lititz Pharmacopoeia (approx. 4.9 miles away); In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manheim.
 
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Baron Stiegel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 19, 2008
2. Baron Stiegel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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