“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Pittsburgh Glass Works

Pittsburgh Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
June 28, 2008
1. Pittsburgh Glass Works Marker
Inscription. First glass factory in Pittsburgh was established on this site by James O'Hara and Isaac Craig in 1797. It manufactured bottles and window glass until the 1880s. A precursor of Pittsburgh's rise as the nation's largest glass producer.
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 26.39′ N, 80° 1.047′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on West Carson Street (Pennsylvania Route 837), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located near the pedestrian walkway at the lower station of the Duquesne Incline near the bus stop. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1197 West Carson Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duquesne Incline ( about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pittsburgh Point ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Duquesne ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Langley Observatory Clock ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Three Rivers Heritage Trail ( approx. 0.4 miles away); The Venango Path ( approx.
Pittsburgh Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
June 28, 2008
2. Pittsburgh Glass Works Marker
Marker is in the center of the photo nearly under the pedestrian walkway.
0.4 miles away); Edith Darlington Ammon ( approx. 0.4 miles away); The Site of Fort Pitt ( approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . .
1. Pittsburgh Glass Works. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Submitted on June 30, 2008.) 

2. James O'Hara. Biography from Army Quartermaster Foundation, Inc. (Submitted on June 30, 2008.) 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
Pittsburgh Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 18, 2011
3. Pittsburgh Glass Works Marker
Duquesne Incline en route to the right of the marker.
Pittsburgh Glass Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 18, 2014
4. Pittsburgh Glass Works Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,891 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2008.   3. submitted on November 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on June 20, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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