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Middle Grove in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glass Factory

 
 
Glass Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
1. Glass Factory Marker
Inscription.  On this site in 1842, Oscar Granger and others built a glass factory and support community called Mt. Pleasant. Twenty-five years later, the factory closed and the community gradually died out.
 
Erected by Town of Greenfield.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 9.252′ N, 73° 58.15′ W. Marker is in Middle Grove, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Lake Desolation Road (County Route 12), on the left when traveling north. Marker is parallel to the road, and located just past the State Forest access. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middle Grove NY 12850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barkersville (approx. 5.6 miles away); First Town Meeting (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Barkersville (approx. 5.7 miles away); Town Hall (approx. 6.4 miles away); Dedicated To (approx. 6˝ miles away);
Glass Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
2. Glass Factory Marker
Batchellerville Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Building the Batchellerville Bridge (approx. 6.8 miles away); Great Sacandaga Lake (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Glass Factory. (Submitted on July 7, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Looking south from marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
3. Looking south from marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 109 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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