Tag Archives: Stephen Atkinson

Was there really a Dr. Robertson?

Was there really a Dr. Robertson?  30 August 2014 Read: Check these T. W. Dyott bottles out! Read: Dyottville Glass I received an original newsprint copy from Carl T. Hotkowski of the Connecticut Mirror (Hartford) from Monday, June 26, 1820. Within that newspaper … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Article Publications, Bitters, Collectors & Collections, Druggist & Drugstore, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, History, Medicines & Cures | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thomas Wriggins Stanger and John Marshall 1832-1839

Thomas Wriggins Stanger and John Marshall 1832-1839 Part 2 by Stephen Atkinson 13 October 2013 Part 1: Frederick Stanger and John Marshall 1831-1832 Part 3: The Isabella Glass Works of Thomas Stanger 1841 to 1856 Thomas Wriggins Stanger was born on … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Blown Glass, Digging and Finding, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Frederick Stanger and John Marshall 1831-1832

Frederick Stanger and John Marshall 1831-1832 Part 1 by Stephen Atkinson 12 October 2013 Part 2: Thomas Wriggins Stanger and John Marshall 1832-1839 Part 3: The Isabella Glass works of Thomas Stanger 1841 to 1856 In 1831, John Marshall purchased … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Blown Glass, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hilltown Glass Works site in Bucks County, Pennsylvania 1753-1784

Hilltown Glass Works site in Bucks County, Pennsylvania 1753-1784 by Stephen Atkinson 04 October 2013 The land in Hilltown was mostly taken up by 1720, and was chiefly owned by James Logan, Jeremiah Langhorne, Henry Paxson, probably of Solebury, William Thomas, … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Blown Glass, Bowls, Collectors & Collections, Digging and Finding, Early American Glass, Flasks, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Caspar Wistar and The Red Rose Rent

Caspar Wistar and “The Red Rose Rent” by Stephen Atkinson 26 September 2013 Read: The United Glass Company located at Wistarburgh Caspar Wistar was the first American immigrant to establish the “red rose rent” that Baron von Stiegel followed over … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The United Glass Company located at Wistarburgh

The United Glass Company located at Wistarburgh PART 1 by Stephen Atkinson 24 September 2013 In 1739, the United Glass Company, located at Wistarburgh, was America’s first successful glass factory and the first cooperative manufacturing business venture in the Colonies. … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Blown Glass, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Dowesburgh/Albany Glass House 1785-1815

The Dowesburgh | Albany Glass House 1785 – 1815 Part 4 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 11 September 2013 Leaving the town of Albany, New York, heading west on Route 20, you will arrive in Guilderland, about six miles west … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Blown Glass, Demijohns, Digging and Finding, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History, Utility Bottles, Windows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Newburgh (Glass House Co.) 1751-1759

Newburgh  (Glass House Co.)  1751 – 1759 Part 1 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 11 September 2013 The manufacture of glass was commenced in the village of New Windsor near present day Newburgh, 66 miles north of New York City, … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Blown Glass, Early American Glass, Gin, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History, Medicines & Cures, Utility Bottles, Wine & Champagne | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Glass House Farm (Glass House Co) 1758 – 1772

Glass House Farm  (Glass House Co) 1758 – 1772 Part 3 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 10 September 2013 A farm that ran from Fitzroy Road to the Hudson River in what is now the West 30’s in New York City … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Blown Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History, Medicines & Cures, Revolutionary War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Brooklyn (Glass House Co.) 1754-1758

Brooklyn (Glass House Co.) 1754 – 1758 Part 2 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 09 September 2013 A glass works was founded on what would become State Street in the present day Brooklyn, NYC in 1754 by the Glass … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Black Glass, Blown Glass, Collectors & Collections, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, Holiday, Questions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment