Temple Glass Factory - Sharon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member New England n00b
N 42° 49.139 W 071° 51.046
19T E 266950 N 4744655
Quick Description: An official marker describing a glass factory in old Temple township with some interesting historical connections.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 8/23/2006 4:30:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMN5G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 35

Long Description:
Text of marker:

TEMPLE GLASS FACTORY
Was located at a secluded site in
the southwest portion of Temple
township. Founded in 1780 by Robert
Hewes who employed Hessian merce-
naries from the British Army trained
in the art of glass-blowing. This
early attempt to manufacture bottles
and crude window-glass was beginning
of glass-making in New Hampshire.

Official NH Marker page: (visit link)
Marker Name: Temple Glass Factory

Official Marker Number: 12

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Sharon

Date Marker Established: 1963

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