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Keene in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Keene Glass Industry

 
 
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By Tony Farrick, September 25, 2012
1. Keene Glass Industry Marker
Inscription.  The first of two famous Keene glass factories was established near this site in 1814 and produced window glass for the New England area until 1853. Another glass works (1815-1842), 1.5 miles southeast of here on Marlboro Street, made bottles and flasks now known as "Keene Glass" and prized today by museums and collectors.
 
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 069.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 56.576′ N, 72° 16.521′ W. Marker is in Keene, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker is on Washington St., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Washington St, Keene NH 03431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The United Church of Christ in Keene (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Keene Remembers (approx. 0.7 miles away); Deacon Josiah Fisher (approx. 0.7 miles away); Barry Faulkner, Muralist
Keene Glass Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, September 25, 2012
2. Keene Glass Industry Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Jonathan Myrick Daniels (approx. 0.7 miles away); Industrial Heritage Trail (approx. ¾ mile away); Magical History Tour (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keene.
 
Keene Glass Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, September 25, 2012
3. Keene Glass Industry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on June 19, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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