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Near Greensboro in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Glassworks

 
 
Old Glassworks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
1. Old Glassworks Marker
Inscription.  On this site, the first glass factory west of the Monongahela River was established in 1805 through the stimulating influence of Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under Thomas Jefferson. Glass was made here until 1849.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
 
Location. 39° 48.104′ N, 79° 54.844′ W. Marker is near Greensboro, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Stoney Hill Road (Pennsylvania Route 2014) and Hillman Street, on the right when traveling north on Stoney Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro PA 15338, 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. Greensboro (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Potters Park (approx. Ύ mile away); In Memory of Cols. John & William Minor
Old Glassworks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
2. Old Glassworks Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Old Glassworks (approx. 1.6 miles away); Albert Gallatin (approx. 1.9 miles away); Friendship Hill Trail System (approx. 2 miles away); Friendship Hill (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 29, 2022