Our Mission:

The Society was founded in 1994 to foster and encourage the collection, appreciation, study, preservation and documentation of early American Pattern Glassware (EAPG), its makers, and its place in American life, past and present. We are a non-profit group of collectors and dealers sharing an interest in this beautiful American work.

  • Do you love old glass?
  • Would you like to make new friends who share your interests?
  • Are you fascinated by the people, animals, and/or plants pictured on Victorian Glass?
  • Are you a history buff interested in the glass make for fairs, events, organizations or political campaigns?
  • Have you wondered about the old glass that was in grandmother's cupboard?
  • Have you ever looked at this glass and wondered who, what, where, or why?
  • If you answered yes to any of these questions, you will want to join The Early American Pattern Glass Society.


Membership Benefits:

  • Four issue of the member’s publication called the NewsJournal.
  • The NewsJournal contains articles on glass research, pattern identification, want ads and Society news
  • Invitations to be part of the annual meeting where you can meet other antique glass enthusiasts.
  • Regional meeting are held frequently providing another opportunity to build your network of glass contacts.
  • Both the regional and annual meetings offer education session to enhance your knowledge of pattern glass.
  • As a member you have controlled access to the EAPGS Member Site where you will find all the back issues of the NewsJournal, another dynamic research tool.
  • The EAPGS Member site will also provide you with an “up to the minute” membership directory which includes a members photo and his/her collecting interests.
  • Access to the EAPGS Facebook sponsored discussion group and a hosted online pattern identification database with over 34,000 photos and 4,000 plus pattern descriptions.
  • The Society is the place where you can build lasting friendships with fellow collectors, researchers and dealers of early American pattern glass.

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