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

Amelung Glass Works

3½ Miles →

 
 
Amelung Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
1. Amelung Glass Works Marker
Inscription.  First glass manufactury in Maryland. Established by John Frederick Amelung of Bremen, Germany in 1784. George Washington wrote enthusiastically about it to Thomas Jefferson.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list.
 
Location. 39° 20.404′ N, 77° 22.312′ W. Marker is near Urbana, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Mills Road and Urbana Pike (Maryland Route 355), on the right when traveling east on Park Mills Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3901 Urbana Pike, Frederick MD 21704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dennis Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); War on Terrorism Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Urbana (approx. one mile away); Clustered Spires of Frederick (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Battle That Saved Washington
Amelung Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
2. Amelung Glass Works Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); History of the Monocacy River Valley (approx. 1.2 miles away); Final Attack (approx. 1˝ miles away); Civilians Under Siege (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Urbana.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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