Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greensboro, Pennsylvania
Waynesburg is the county seat for Greene County
Greensboro is in Greene County
Greene County(90) ► ADJACENT TO GREENE COUNTY Fayette County(188) ► Washington County(304) ► Marshall County, West Virginia(48) ► Monongalia County, West Virginia(213) ► Wetzel County, West Virginia(13) ►
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On a site originally called "Delight" by Mingo Indians, Greensboro was founded by Elias Stone in 1790. It became prominent as a frontier-era industrial hub with Albert Gallatin's Glassworks and a number of pottery factories, and later as a . . . — — Map (db m69904) HM
On this site, the first glass factory west of the Monongahela River was established in 1805 through the stimulating influence of Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under Thomas Jefferson. Glass was made here until 1849. — — Map (db m56955) HM
Early in the Nineteenth Century,
Gifted German Potters settled
in Greensboro, near the River.
They learned to turn the gray
Clay they found under their feet
Into useful blue-gray containers,
And jugs for storing butter,
Cheese and pickled . . . — — Map (db m173683) HM