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Lancaster in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lancaster Glass Works

1849 - 1904

 
 
Lancaster Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 8, 2014
1. Lancaster Glass Works Marker
Inscription. On this site stood one of New York State's pioneer glass factories. Established in 1849, by a group of glass blowers from Pittsburgh, Penna., it operated until 1904. The principal output was glass bottles, bitters bottles and whimseys. Erected by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee 1971.
 
Location. 42° 53.863′ N, 78° 40.059′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Avenue and James Place, on the left when traveling south on Lake Avenue. Click for map. Lake Avenue runs south from Broadway (US Route 20). Marker is at or near this postal address: 44 Lake Avenue, Lancaster NY 14086, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Commemorate the Bravery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lancaster Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); This Memorial is to Honor the Commitment (about 700 feet away); Liebler-Rohl Gasoline Station (about 800 feet away); Our Men Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice (approx. 0.2 miles away); Miller-Mackey House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lancaster Municipal Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zuidema-Idsardi House (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Southward View Lancaster Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 8, 2014
2. Southward View Lancaster Glass Works Marker
Marker is between the brick house and the corner.
Northward View Lancaster Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 8, 2014
3. Northward View Lancaster Glass Works Marker
Lancaster Glass Works Marker and Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 8, 2014
4. Lancaster Glass Works Marker and Site
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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