Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory

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Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory
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Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory, April 2010
Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory is located in Pennsylvania
Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory
Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory is located in the US
Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory
Location 254-260 W. King St., Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°2′46″N 76°18′39″W / 40.04611°N 76.31083°W / 40.04611; -76.31083Coordinates: 40°2′46″N 76°18′39″W / 40.04611°N 76.31083°W / 40.04611; -76.31083
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1880-c. 1905
NRHP Reference # 86001775[1]
Added to NRHP August 21, 1986

Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory, also known as Van Sciver Building, is a historic factory building located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built between about 1880 and 1905, and is a "U"-shaped, brick complex measuring approximately 144 feet by 250 feet. It housed Follmer, Clogg and Company, a manufacturer of umbrellas and parachutes, until the 1940s. In 1944, it was acquired by the Van Sciver Furniture Company and housed a furniture store, warehouse, and repair shop until 1982.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Mary T. Wiley (February 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-25.