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

Baron Stiegel

 
 
Baron Stiegel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
1. Baron Stiegel Marker
Inscription.  The famed glassmaker and ironmaster of colonial days founded Manheim in 1762, and set up his glassworks in 1764. He gave land for the Lutheran Church which still pays his heirs one red rose a year.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionColonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 9.828′ N, 76° 23.701′ W. Marker is in Manheim, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in the park at the town square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 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 Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Heintzelman House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial to Henry William Stiegel
Baron Stiegel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 19, 2008
2. Baron Stiegel Marker
(about 300 feet away); Manheim Historical Society (about 400 feet away); Stiegel Glass Manufactory (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Manheim Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kauffman's Distillery Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Kreider Homestead (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manheim.
 
 
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 1,322 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on October 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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