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White Mills in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dorflinger Glass Works

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Dorflinger Glass Works Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1865 by Christian Dorflinger on this site. Glass was made and cut here until 1921. Noted for the quality of Flint Glass, Dorflinger supplied the White House with sets of tableware through a number of administrations.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 31.585′ N, 75° 12.212′ W. Marker is in White Mills, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (US 6-Texas Palmyra Hwy and Elizabeth Street on Main Street (US 6-Texas Palmyra Hwy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Mills PA 18473, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Alsace, France to White Mills... (within shouting distance of this marker); Watching Over Their Livelihood and Their Homes (within shouting distance of this marker); The Canal and the Rails Spark the Growth of White Mills... (within shouting distance of this marker); Dorflinger: America's Finest Glass... (within shouting distance of this marker);
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Dorflinger Glass Works Marker
As the Company Prospered, So Did the Community. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); When Christian Dorflinger Melded His Art with History... (about 400 feet away); Skills Passed Down through Generations... (about 400 feet away); There Was More to White Mills than Glass (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Mills.
 
Also see . . .  Dorflinger Factory Museum. (Submitted on June 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Dorflinger Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Dorflinger Glass Works Marker
Dorflinger Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
4. Dorflinger Glass Works Marker
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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