Greentown Glass Museum

Greentown Glass Museum Greentown Glass Museum has over 2,000 pieces of glass for visitors to view. The museum includes an educational exhibit. No admission charged.

Please note hours of operation: Wednesdays through Sundays … 1pm - 4pm

Traveling display at Elwood Public Library.
05/02/2019

Traveling display at Elwood Public Library.

04/29/2019

OPENING DAY, WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1PM-4PM.

04/29/2019

Please remember that the museum is a non profit organization, we operate on donations, sales of our books and glass pieces.. Let's keep the history alive for Greentown Glass. Thank you for your patience this year as we updated the museum. Stop in and follow the timeline of the glass, look at photos, read some articles and just take a small step back in time. It all happened just a little northeast of town right by the railroad tracks..

Got glass?
04/29/2019

Got glass?

The Museum will be offering pieces of glass for sale... both Greentown and non Greentown.
04/29/2019

The Museum will be offering pieces of glass for sale... both Greentown and non Greentown.

Greentown Glass Museum
04/27/2019

Greentown Glass Museum

's cover photo
04/27/2019

's cover photo

04/26/2019

Opening day for the museum will be Wednesday, May 1. Hours of operation will be Wednesdays through Sundays, 1pm - 4pm. Thank you for your patience!

Baltimore  Bargain House Catalog..
04/23/2019

Baltimore Bargain House Catalog..

Press and molds... it's how glass was made .
04/23/2019

Press and molds... it's how glass was made .

Tools of gaffer...
04/23/2019

Tools of gaffer...

Nov. 1, 1969
04/20/2019

Nov. 1, 1969

Jacob Rosenthal,  letter to Dr. Otis B. Nesbit, Dec. 24, 1932.
04/19/2019

Jacob Rosenthal, letter to Dr. Otis B. Nesbit, Dec. 24, 1932.

Rabbits....
04/19/2019

Rabbits....

Monongahela House....
04/18/2019

Monongahela House....

Jacob is smiling!.. thanks to my husband for helping hang photos..
04/18/2019

Jacob is smiling!.. thanks to my husband for helping hang photos..

Another work day... a few more cabinets...
04/18/2019

Another work day... a few more cabinets...

Greentown?? Love the rockers on the porch, the door on the second story.
04/17/2019

Greentown?? Love the rockers on the porch, the door on the second story.

These photographs were donated to the museum years ago, sadly they were not labeled.. if you recognize anyone please fee...
04/17/2019

These photographs were donated to the museum years ago, sadly they were not labeled.. if you recognize anyone please feel free to put a name to the face.. thank you!

Partial wall still standing after fire
04/17/2019

Partial wall still standing after fire

Inside view of glass factory after fire..
04/17/2019

Inside view of glass factory after fire..

Getting so close..
04/17/2019

Getting so close..

04/15/2019
04/15/2019
04/15/2019
04/15/2019
Photos from Greentown Glass Museum's post
04/15/2019

Photos from Greentown Glass Museum's post

04/15/2019
Hotel and pumping station.. New Chicago..
04/03/2019

Hotel and pumping station.. New Chicago..

04/03/2019
New Chicago .. located on 50 North.. west of Greenlawn Cemetery.
04/03/2019

New Chicago .. located on 50 North.. west of Greenlawn Cemetery.

Slowly but surely.. work in progress
03/27/2019

Slowly but surely.. work in progress

You have to start somewhere... form used for canvassing the Greentown  area.. dated September 19, 1969.
03/24/2019

You have to start somewhere... form used for canvassing the Greentown area.. dated September 19, 1969.

Paperwork
03/24/2019

Paperwork

Postcards from the past..
03/22/2019

Postcards from the past..

We are still in the process of getting the museum put back together. We targeted April 3rd as opening date.. we will hav...
03/22/2019

We are still in the process of getting the museum put back together. We targeted April 3rd as opening date.. we will have to push the date back...as soon as we have a date it will be posted... please stay tune, it will be worth it😊

First Board Members of the Greentown Glass Museum. Seated, left to right are : James Bannon, Naomi Palmer, Mary F. Mast,...
03/22/2019

First Board Members of the Greentown Glass Museum. Seated, left to right are : James Bannon, Naomi Palmer, Mary F. Mast, Vetta Pickett, Fred Richer, Bercha Richer and Richard Zirkle. Standing left to right are: James Hill, George Howell, Vera Mast, Blaine Ross, Gene Pickett, and Naomi Smith. Not pictured are Doris Keith and Diane (Andrews) Morris.

Examples of Greentown Glass used for packing goods.
03/14/2019

Examples of Greentown Glass used for packing goods.

Greentown Glass used as packing goods...
03/14/2019

Greentown Glass used as packing goods...

03/13/2019

Target date for opening of the museum is April 3rd. Please check this page as the date gets closer for updates..

And so it begins...
03/13/2019

And so it begins...

Traveling glass display now at the Hobart, In. Public Library, until April 30th.
03/12/2019

Traveling glass display now at the Hobart, In. Public Library, until April 30th.

And now comes the fun part.. putting the museum back together again 😊 A BIG thank you to Hasler-Stout Funeral home fo...
03/11/2019

And now comes the fun part.. putting the museum back together again 😊 A BIG thank you to Hasler-Stout Funeral home for the storage space while work was going on in the museum...

1975
03/08/2019

1975

1974
03/08/2019

1974

Address

112 N Meridian St
Greentown, IN
46936

General information

By November 1, 1969 over 400 people had contributed to a museum fund and the museum was incorporated.The city donated space in the Greentown City Hall and the Hook Drug Company of Indiana donated old pharmacy cases of that early period to display glass.

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