Kokomo Opalescent Glass ladlers at the table

Kokomo Opalescent Glass ladlers at the table

GLASS ARTISTS

Bryan Beck

Jeff Simmons

Jon Wolfe

 

YEAR-ROUND GLASS-RELATED ATTRACTIONS

Visit Kokomo!    /    Howard County’s Glass Trail Webpage

Kokomo Opalescent Glass – Explore the rich heritage and long standing tradition of Kokomo Opalescent Glass, America’s oldest art glass company.  In its original location since 1888, public factory tours are given Monday-Friday at 10:00 a.m.  Groups tours by appointment.  During the tour, watch as glass is made, shipped all around the world, and hand blown by local artists.  The OP Shop offers a wide selection of sheet glass, cast glass, rondels, and beautiful blown glass items.  Classes are also offered throughout the year.  Note: No open toe shoes or sandals permitted on the factory tour.

Seiberling Mansion / Howard County Museum – Built in 1891 by industrialist Monroe Seiberling, the Seiberling Mansion features late-Victorian architecture, hand-carved woodwork, and multiple exhibits highlighting the history of Howard County.  A special local glass exhibit features several pieces of Jenkins and Greentown glass.

Greentown Glass Museum – Houses over 2,000 pieces of glass on display, including a vast number of pieces of glassware produced by the Indiana Tumbler and Goblet Company in Greentown between 1894 and 1903.  Open seasonally.

Kokomo Opalescent Glass rondels

Kokomo Opalescent Glass rondels

• Crystal Wand Creations – This shop in Downtown Kokomo sells a variety of unique stained glass items and gifts.

• St. Patrick’s Church – Kokomo

• Kokomo Artworks Gallery – Kokomo

Historical Sites (no longer visible)
• Elwood Haynes and Pipelines to Chicago
• Indiana Tumbler and Goblet Company – Greentown

 

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