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Near Greensboro in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Glassworks

 
 
Old Glassworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
1. Old Glassworks Marker
Inscription. On this site, the first glass factory west of the Monongahela River was established in 1805 through the stimulating influence of Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under Thomas Jefferson. Glass was made here until 1849.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.104′ N, 79° 54.844′ W. Marker is near Greensboro, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Stoney Hill Road (Pennsylvania Route 2014) and Hillman Street, on the right when traveling north on Stoney Hill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro PA 15338, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greensboro (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Old Glassworks (approx. 1.6 miles away); Friendship Hill (approx. 2 miles away); Preserving the 1910 Landscape (approx. 2 miles away); Monongahela River (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Mason (approx. 3 miles away); Albert Gallatin (approx. 4.4 miles away); Garard's Fort (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Old Glassworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
2. Old Glassworks Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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