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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greensboro, Pennsylvania
Location of Greensboro, Pennsylvania
► Greene County (34) ► Fayette County (105) ► Washington County (90) ► Marshall County, West Virginia (35) ► Monongalia County, West Virginia (168) ► Wetzel County, West Virginia (10)
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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|
|Soldiers in the Revolutionary War.
Among the first settlers in this
section of Pennsylvania — — Map (db m173619) 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|
|"Dedicated in memory and in honor of the brave men and women of Greensboro and
Monongahela township who served their country in all the wars" — — Map (db m173625) WM|