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

Stiegel Glass Manufactory

 
 
Stiegel Glass Manufactory Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
1. Stiegel Glass Manufactory Marker
Inscription.  On this site, from 1763 to 1774, "Baron" Henry William Stiegel made the glass for which he is famous. Erected in 1763, the building was torn down in 1813.
 
Erected 1962 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicColonial EraIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 9.529′ N, 76° 23.568′ W. Marker is in Manheim, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Stiegel Street and Charlotte Street, on the right when traveling east on W. Stiegel Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Heintzelman House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manheim Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baron Stiegel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial to Henry William Stiegel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Manheim Historical Society
Whimsical piece of art in the yard at site of Stiegel Glass Factory. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
2. Whimsical piece of art in the yard at site of Stiegel Glass Factory.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Manheim Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kauffman's Distillery Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kreider Homestead (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manheim.
 
Also see . . .  Baron Stiegel and American Glass by F. W. Hunter. (Submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,406 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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