Glassboro’s birth can be traced to when Solomon Stanger bought land in 1779 to launch a glass factory. As its name indicates, Glassboro was once a town linked to the profitable glassworks business, but its existence pre-dates that of Millville’s legacy in the field.Read More
The Heritage Glass Museum is free to visit and open on Saturdays from 11 am – 2 pm, Wednesdays from noon – 3 pm, and on the fourth Sunday of each month from 1 pm – 4 pm. You can find it at: 25 High Street in Glassboro. Call (856) 881-7468 to confirm their hours.Read More
A ceremony will take place noon Sunday, Sept. 23, to dedicate the historic marking of the Old St Thomas Cemetery at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 212 N. Main St., in Glassboro.
The graveyard is the resting place of Glassboro's founding families, notably Solomon Stanger, who signed the deed purchasing the land comprising the town on Sept. 23, 1779 -- Glassboro's birthday.Read More