Featuring Findlay: Art Glass Tiles Lunch Lecture Feb. 5 2015 at Hancock Museum

Featuring Findlay: Art Glass Tiles

Local historian Rob Tong is giving a lecture on the history of the companies that made these beautiful Cathedral window type colored glass tiles.

"Art & Window Glass of Northwest Ohio"

Where: The Hancock Historical Museum in Findlay, Ohio  [Google Map]
  1. Address: 422 West Sandusky Street, Findlay, OH 45840

When: Feb. 5, 2015 at 12:00 noon

Rob writes: "At the Brown Bag Lecture, I will be giving a very interesting program on many of the local area glass factories that created colored and cathedral style art glass during the gas booms days. This is a side of the glass industry that few have ever studied. I hope you all can make it."

Bag lunches are available for purchase. Includes sandwich, chips, cookie and a drink. Guests who wish to purchase a lunch should arrive between 11:30-11:45am. Lectures will begin at noon.


Findlay has a wonderfully interesting history when it comes to glass.

Author and local historian Quentin Skrabec wrote a book titled GLASS IN NORTHWEST OHIO:

"The discovery of natural gas around Findlay in 1886 started an industrial rush in northwest Ohio. Within five years, over 100 glass companies had moved into the region for free gas and railroad connections to the western markets."

Available on Amazon here.
Findlay Antique Bottle Club
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