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The Vallerysthal site with its specificities belongs to a regional geographical and human ensemble,

starting with the proverbial mobility of the glassmaker.

To understand Vallerysthal it can't be avoided.

Glassmaker migrations


The founders of Glassboro, New Jersey, and important contributors to Early American Glass are in fact born in Wingen sur Moder/Alsace (France) as documented in the conference. Their contribution extended on the East coast and went as far as Kentucky not forgetting invilvment in some happenings regarding the Japanese glass industry of the time...

The written file of the conférence (91 pages) is available in French (fichier PDF per e-mail) for a symbolic contribution to the research costs of 10 € here

The next conference

Association de Sauvegarde du Patrimoine Verrier de Vallerysthal-Portieux - 5 rue des Charmes - 57560 ABRESCHVILLER France