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Newspaper article re glass factory in Warwick

"War Profits" or War Glass from Warwick- a newsclip telling of the Franklin Glass Factory in Warwick in the early 1800s

Approximate era: 
1926-1950

slag covered rock

rock covered with slag and molten glass found at the site of the Franklin Glass Company
at base of glass cabinet (south wall)

Approximate era: 
1801-1850
Donated by: 
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Miner
Donation date: 
1979

5 spigots

maple syrup spigots of various time periods

Approximate era: 
1851-1900

cartridge case

A portion of the cartridge box carried with the old musket by Peter Proctor during the French and Indian Wars

Year (or year range): 
1740-1750
Approximate era: 
before 1800

glass cane

product of the Franklin Glass Factory

Approximate era: 
1801-1850
Donated by: 
Stevens family

bottles

five blue glass bottles
product of the Franklin Glass Company, Warwick, MA
first glass blown September 5, 1813

Approximate era: 
1801-1850
Donated by: 
Stevens family
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