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Windows and Bottles New Hampshire’s functional glass

Author: by: Jeff Noordsy
Published: Thu, Aug 5th, 2010

he story of glassmaking in New Hampshire begins in 1780 with the opening of Robert Hewes glass house in Temple and ends more than a century later with the closing of the Lyndeborough Glass Company in 1886. Dramatic cultural and technological advances occurred over these 106 years, as the glassblowing craft evolved from a small scale colonial enterprise into to a mass production stalwart of the industrial age. In addition to the Temple and Lyndeboro works, New Hampshire glasshouses were also erected in Keene, Suncook Village and Stoddard. Continue at:

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