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Kurtz Bros.

 
 
Kurtz Bros. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 24, 2018
1. Kurtz Bros. Marker
Inscription.  In 1894, Chas. T. Kurtz (1874-1956) started Kurtz Bros. He bought this site, the former Clearfield Fire Brick Co., in 1910 for his school supply and printing business. Headquartered in Clearfield, the company greatly expanded and has operated more than 100 years under the Kurtz family. It is known across the U.S. The Kurtz family philanthropy in the community has continued through the years.
 
Erected 2004 by The Clearfield Heritage Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 41° 1.596′ N, 78° 26.145′ W. Marker is in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Bigler Avenue and Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clearfield PA 16830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bigler House (approx. ¼ mile away); Clearfield County (approx. ¼ mile away); Hillcrest Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Senator William W. Betts
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Kurtz Bros. Building (approx. ¼ mile away); William Bigler (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clearfield County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Kurtz Bros. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 24, 2018
2. Kurtz Bros. Marker
Marker is to the left of the building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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