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Ellenville in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glassworks Site

 
 
Glassworks Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2019
1. Glassworks Site Marker
Inscription.  
Ellenville Glass Co. 1836-96
produced bottles, demijohns,
fruit jars & insulators on
a large scale employing up
to four hundred hands.

 
Erected by Hudson Valley Bottle Club.
 
Location. 41° 42.859′ N, 74° 23.309′ W. Marker is in Ellenville, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Canal Street (County Route 52) and Edwards Place, on the right when traveling east on Canal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ellenville NY 12428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fantinekill Massacre Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Frank B. Hoornbeek (approx. one mile away); DeWitt House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Napanoch Station (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of Long House (approx. 3 miles away); Ulster County (approx. 4.1 miles away); Home of Johannes G. Hardenbergh (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Irish Glass Makers of Ellenville
Glassworks Site Marker<br>(<i>wide view looking west along Canal Street</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2019
2. Glassworks Site Marker
(wide view looking west along Canal Street)
. The Ellenville Glass Company was established in 1836 by a group of glassmakers from Connecticut. Its location was chosen because it had an abundant supply of wood fuel nearby and was close to the D&H Canal. The company had two slips on the canal from which it received raw materials and shipped finished products. Soda ash came from England by way of Boston soap makers. Sand was shipped from New Jersey and limestone from Ohio. Bottles were shipped westward via the D&H Canal, Hudson River and the Erie Canal. (Submitted on September 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Ellenville Glass Works. After its initial incorporation, the Ellenville factory survived five reorganizations between 1836 and ca. 1922. Unfortunately, despite its almost century-long history, the plant was only known for the use a single mark (possibly two) on its glassware. (Submitted on September 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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