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Mifflin Marsh, Founder
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: December 30, 2013
Caption: Mifflin Marsh, Founder
Additional Description: ❶ Mifflin Marsh started Marsh Stogies in 1840 selling cigars out of a basket. He sold his hand rolled smokes at the Wheeling wharf area to anyone who stepped off a riverboat: steamboat captains, dockworkers, and high society passengers. Mifflin Marsh made sure that each Conestoga wagon driver along the National Road had a Marsh Stogie in hand.
close-up of photo on marker

Submitted: January 5, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p263759
File Size: 2.116 Megabytes


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