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Between 1865 and 1921, Christian Dorflinger employed thousands of skilled workers—both imported from Europe and trained locally—in his huge glass factory in White Mills. In those days, … more
(NAPSI)—Clearing snow and ice from driveways, sidewalks and parking lots is no small job. You rely on your outdoor power equipment to do the heavy lifting, and it’s important to keep safety in … more
The imposing J. S. O’Connor Rich Cut Glass Factory in Hawley, PA was one of the finest cutting shops in the world. Built of stone on solid rock, it was run by water power, and its own plant … more
Carl Prosch, a native of Vienna, Austria, trained in the celebrated art schools of both Austria and New York and was brought to Wayne County by Christian Dorflinger to manage the new Honesdale … more
The Cooperage HONESDALE, PA — On Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Second Saturday celebrations, Nate Saur’s latest band Hans Grüver will be playing a mix of … more
The Hawley Glass Company was formed in 1882 as a limited partnership led by William F. Dorflinger, the oldest son of Christian Dorflinger, and a group of Wayne County “movers and … more
From the files of the Wayne County Historical Society more
One of the attractions that is making White Mills a tourist destination, the Dorflinger Glassworker’s House on Charles Street, was restored in 2001 by Dr. Walter Barbe and is open on several … more
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