Old Glassworks

Old Glassworks (HM14JB)

Location: Point Marion, PA 15474 Fayette County
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N 39° 46.788', W 79° 55.213'

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Half a mile east of here, 1794-1797, the first glass factory west of the Alleghenies was founded by Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under Thomas Jefferson. He was aided by skillful glassworkers from the Amelung factory — Kramer, Gabler, Eberhart, Reppert, and Reitz. Factory closed in 1807.
HM NumberHM14JB
Year Placed1955
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 592466 N 4403875
Decimal Degrees39.77980000, -79.92021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.788', W 79° 55.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 47.28" N, 79° 55' 12.78" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 219-287 New Geneva Road, Point Marion PA 15474, US
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