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Other Manchester History Sources

Manchester Historical Society

Your best source for all thing concerning the rich, historic past of Manchester, Connecticut.  Click on the image to be directed toward the Manchester Historical Society's webpage.

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Images of past archaeological digs at the Pitkin Glass Works ruins as well as Pitkin Glass wares from Connecticut and around the world.

Latest News & Notes:
- Reprint of the book "History of the Pitkin Glass Works" is now available!


Welcome to the ​Pitkin Glass Works 
 The PGW site is located at the intersection of Putnam and Parker Streets, Manchester, CT
​The PGW is recognized on the Registry of National Historic Places. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, preserve and protect America's historic and archeological resources.

Old Manchester Museum

If you'd like to see some Pitkin Glass in person, stop by the Old Manchester Museum.  Located at 126 Cedar Street in Manchester, CT.  Among other Manchestrer artifacts, the museum has an excellent display of Pitkin Glass items.  It is open May through mid-December on the second Sunday of the month from 1:00pm-4:00pm, except holidays. Click on the image to the left to be taken to the homepage.

Visitors since      10/29/14