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Downtown in Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Everedy Company

 
 
The Everedy Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
1. The Everedy Company Marker
Inscription.  
Larry J. Lebherz and his brothers incorporated The Everedy Company here in 1923 during the height of the prohibition era. The operation began with the production of bottle cappers and later would be known for its stainless steel pots and pans, innovative kitchen wares such as the Kake Saver, chrome-plated utensils and other items that can still be found in homes across America. During World War II, the Everedy Company supported the war effort by manufacturing munitions. For over fifty years, the Everedy Company was one of Frederick's largest employers before closing its doors in 1977. Everedy Square is now a unique destination for shopping and dining.

The Everedy Bottle Capper

Sturdy and simply constructed the Everedy Bottle Capper was the first and most successful device manufactured by the Everedy Company. Harry J. Lebherz invented a bottle capper for home use that would secure a cap on a bottle almost as tight as could be done in a factory. Although marketing was aimed toward the bottling of root beer, the Everedy Bottle Capper was extremely popular with those secretly concocting their own “home
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brew.” Sales skyrocketed during Prohibition. The device is now a favorite among antique dealers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 24.898′ N, 77° 24.306′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. It is in Downtown. Marker is at the intersection of North East Street and East Church Street, on the right when traveling north on North East Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North East Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shab Row (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The National Road (about 700 feet away); Tanneries (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Stinky Stuff (approx. 0.2 miles away); John McElroy, S.J. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Transportation in Frederick (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loats Female Orphan Asylum of Frederick City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Enoch Louis Lowe (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
The Everedy Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
2. The Everedy Company Marker
The Everedy Bottle Capper image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
3. The Everedy Bottle Capper
Close-up of photo on marker
The Everedy Company and Catalog image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
4. The Everedy Company and Catalog
Close-up of images on marker
Italianate Townhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
5. Italianate Townhouse
Formerly a distinctive 19th century Italianate style townhouse a the corner of East and Patrick Street, it had been converted for use as a laundry in 1930's. Following restoration, the townhouse now serves as a office building.
Close up of photo on marker
Everedy Bottle Capper Company<br>The “<u>Capper</u>” that Outsells 'em All image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
6. Everedy Bottle Capper Company
The “Capper” that Outsells 'em All
1988 Mural by The Signworks.
Parking<br>Everedy Square image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
7. Parking
Everedy Square
Italianate Townhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
8. Italianate Townhouse
101 East Patrick Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,053 times since then and 518 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 3, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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