A. H. Heisey Glass

A. H. Heisey Glass (HM84B)

Location: Newark, OH 43055 Licking County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 3.409', W 82° 24.608'

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The A.H. Heisey & Co. produced high quality, hand-wrought glass in Newark, Ohio beginning in 1896. Glass originally produced by pressing was intended to simulate cut glass making elegant glass affordable to more families. Heisey was an innovator in production methods. He introduced colors and different patterns of glass to meet the social habits of the era. Highly skilled craftsmen produced, cut, and etched glass in many styles. The plant closed in 1957 because of Heisey's refusal to produce an inferior machine-made product. The beauty and superior quality of this glass makes it a highly collectable item. The Heisey Collectors of America, founded in 1971, opened The National Heisey Glass Museum in 1974. The Museum stands as a historical reminder and an educational resource to the heritage of the A.H. Heisey & Co.
HM NumberHM84B
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number18-45
Year Placed2003
Placed ByOhio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Heisey Collectors of America, Inc., and The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 379729 N 4435015
Decimal Degrees40.05681667, -82.41013333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 3.409', W 82° 24.608'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 3' 24.54" N, 82° 24' 36.48" W
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Area Code(s)614, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 169 W Church St, Newark OH 43055, US
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