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Manheim in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial to Henry William Stiegel

 
 
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 7, 2019
1. Memorial to Henry William Stiegel Marker
Inscription.  Glassmaker and ironmaster who was born at Cologne in 1729 and died at Charming Forge in 1785.

Picturesque figure of colonial America, his memory is perpetuated by his artistic glassware, by traditions of the Baronial Pomp of his career and by this churchyard which he gave to the Manheim Lutherans in 1770 for one red rose.

His glassworks were at the northwest corner of Charlotte & Stiegel Streets.
 
Erected 1934 by Lancaster County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1729.
 
Location. 40° 9.858′ N, 76° 23.649′ W. Marker is in Manheim, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on East High Street east of South Wolfe Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 East High Street, Manheim PA 17545, 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. Manheim Historical Society (a few steps from this marker); Henry William Steigel / Henry M Muhlenberg / Robert Morris
Memorial to Henry William Stiegel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 7, 2019
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baron Stiegel (about 300 feet away); Manheim Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Heintzelman House (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Manheim Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stiegel Glass Manufactory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kauffman's Distillery Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manheim.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 21, 2022