The Stiegel Mansion, Manheim, PA.
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Color photograph of the side and partial front of the Mansion.

Credit: Millersville University Archaeology Program

In 1752, twenty-two year old German immigrant "Baron" Henry William Stiegel (1730-1785) married Elizabeth Huber, the daughter of Lancaster County ironmaster Jacob Huber. During his second twenty two years, Baron Stiegel built a small kingdom as an ironmaster and glassblower, and then watched his empire dissolve in sheriff's sales and debtor's prison. Stiegel constructed his Mansion at Elizabeth Furnace in 1757.

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