Rices Landing in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This foundry and machine shop did its part in contributing to the industrial revolution of the coal and steel industries of Southwestern Pennsylvania. A curator emeritus of the Smithsonian Institute, Robert Vogel, declared this one of the greatest foundries and machine shops of its type in the nation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 39° 56.957′ N, 79° 59.914′ W. Marker is in Rices Landing, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is on Water Street north of Main Street (County Route 1010), on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in front Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 Water Street, Rices Landing PA 15357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac Hewitt Pottery (a few steps from this marker); W.A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Rice's Landing Jail (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monongahela River (approx. ¼ mile away); Rices Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bituminous Coal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gateway Mine (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rices Landing.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.