Lititz in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
On This Site in 1861 Julius Sturgis
—The oldest commercial pretzel bakery in the United States —
Established the first pretzel bakery in the New World. This tablet dedicated by The National Pretzel Bakers Institute May 1951 Alex V. Tisdale, Pres.
Erected 1951 by The National Pretzel Bakers Institute.
Location. 40° 9.382′ N, 76° 18.086′ W. Marker is in Lititz, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on E. Main Street 0.1 miles east of N. Water St., on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lititz PA 17543, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Linden Hall (a few steps from this marker); Lititz Moravian Congregation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Heritage Center (about 400 feet away); The Lititz Pharmacopoeia (about 400 feet away); In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army (about 400 feet away); John Augustus Sutter Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Elmer Holmes Bobst (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lititz (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lititz.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Sturgis Pretzel Bakery. (Submitted on November 21, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sturgis Pretzel House ~ Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 21, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
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