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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.)
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Deacon Josiah Fisher (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jonathan Myrick Daniels (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Old Fort (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Old Road to Boston (approx. 1.3 miles away); The First Meeting House in Upper Ashuelot (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hampshire Pottery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pierce Shops (approx. 7.7 miles away); Park Hill Meeting House (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keene.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Keene Glass Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, September 25, 2012
2. Keene Glass Industry Marker
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. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 21 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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