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Boyertown Burial Casket Company

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
1. Boyertown Burial Casket Company Marker
Inscription. Established here in 1893 by C.A. Mory and Associates, it was among the largest casket manufacturers in the world and earliest traded on the N.Y. and Phila. stock exchanges. The company secured numerous patents for innovative improvements and designs and was renowned for its fine craftsmanship. Progressive marketing techniques led to international sales. After the company's sale in 1987 and closure in 1988, the factory was demolished.
 
Erected 2009 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 20.093′ N, 75° 38.285′ W. Marker is in Boyertown, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Walnut Street. Click for map. The marker is located in front of the Walnut Woods Retirement Community. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Walnut Street, Boyertown PA 19512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jeremiah Sweinhart and Successors (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rhoads Opera House Fire (approx. mile away); Carl A. Spaatz (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colebrookdale Furnace (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hanover Lutheran Church
Boyertown Burial Casket Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
2. Boyertown Burial Casket Company Marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Falkner Swamp Reformed Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Thomas Rutter (approx. 5.1 miles away); Goshenhoppen (approx. 5.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boyertown.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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