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Mallorytown in Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Mallorytown Glass Works

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2019
1. Mallorytown Glass Works Marker
Inscription.  

Near this site the first glass works was known to have been established in Canada. Production was proven to have been in existence in 1839 to 1840 by way of an article in the newspaper "Our Cheerful Friend" published in Brockville, April 1, 1879[.]

The founder of the factory is believed to be Amasa Whitney Mallory, b. 1819 - d. 1906, son of David Mallory, grandson of Daniel Mallory who was the founder of Mallorytown in 1784.

The manufacturing process used local materials, soda ash, sand and lime. It's believed the minerals in the local materials gave the glass its distinctive aquamarine colour. Articles produced here included the Burnham sugar bowl, Shipman vase, Guild tumbler and Bates pitcher as well as other pieces (flasks, bottles, paper weights, ink wells and door stops).

[Dedicated] July 1998


 
Erected 1998 by the Ways and Means Committee of the Macoy Masonic Lodge No 242.
 
Location. 44° 28.122′ N, 75° 53.372′ W. Marker is in Mallorytown, Ontario, in Leeds and Grenville
Mallorytown Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2019
2. Mallorytown Glass Works Marker
Looking SW
United Counties. Marker is on County Highway 2 just east of Guild Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1457 County Road 2, Mallorytown, Ontario K0E 1R0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Canada's First Glassworks (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); The “Remembrance Road” Memorial (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); The Macdonald Cartier Freeway (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); Chimney Island (Bridge Island) (approx. 4 kilometers away); a different marker also named The Macdonald Cartier Freeway (approx. 5.9 kilometers away); The Chippewa Bay Area (approx. 9.5 kilometers away in the U.S.); Crossover Island (approx. 10.3 kilometers away in the U.S.). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mallorytown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mallorytown: Our History. (Submitted on October 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Mallorytown Glass Works. (Submitted on October 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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