1871 - 1923About 150 feet north of here stood the famous Hampshire Pottery Works founded by James Scolly Taft for the manufacture of earthenware. In 1878 Majolica ware was a major product, followed in 1883 by the addition of useful and decorative art objects and souvenir pieces. With the introduction in 1904 of the famous "mat glaze", Hampshire Pottery was recognized a leader in its field.
|Placed By||New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 722420 N 4755423|
|Decimal Degrees||42.91900000, -72.27485000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 55.14', W 72° 16.491'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 55' 8.4" N, 72° 16' 29.46" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 542-580 NH-12, Keene NH 03431, US|
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