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

Baron Stiegel

 
 
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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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in the park at the town square. Marker is at or near this postal address: High Street, Manheim PA 17545, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heintzelman House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stiegel Glass Manufactory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lititz Boy Scout Cabin (approx. 4.4 miles away); July 4th Candle Illuminations (approx. 4.4 miles away); "Steps of Progress" (approx. 4.4 miles away); An Icon of Lititz Springs Park (approx. 4.4 miles away); Springs Head-End (approx. 4.4 miles away); Round House (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manheim.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Baron Stiegel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 19, 2008
2. Baron Stiegel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,273 times since then. 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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