Stoddard in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Erected 1968 by State of New Hampshire. (Marker Number 52.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
Location. 43° 2.219′ N, 72° 5.537′ W. Marker is in Stoddard, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker is on Franklin Pierce Highway (New Hampshire Route 9), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2244 Franklin Pierce Highway, Stoddard NH 03464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pierce Homestead (approx. 9 miles away); Birthplace of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (approx. 9.4 miles away); Washington NH Civil War Memorial (approx. 9.6 Washington NH (approx. 9.6 miles away); Washington NH Town Common (approx. 9.6 miles away); Stone Arch Bridges (approx. 10.2 miles away); Keene Glass Industry (approx. 11.3 miles away); Hillsborough War Memorial (approx. 11.3 miles away).
More about this marker. The New Hampshire State maker website says the Stoddard Glass marker is "located on Route 9, about .1 miles west of its junction with Route 123." The marker address of 2244 Highway 9 is correct. However the longitude and latitude are subject to the vagaries of Google.
Also see . . . Peachridge Glass. Keene glassblower Joseph Foster purchased the molds and glass making tools of that town’s failed Marlboro Street bottle factory in 1842 and moved 15 miles northeast where he opened the first Stoddard glassworks. This began an industry that spanned 31 years and consisted of five factories in Stoddard. (Submitted on September 11, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 754 times since then and 139 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.