Early beginnings of commerce in
Elaine's Family

   Yes, that's a rooster under the porch (OSHA had not been around to inspect recently). An Oklahoma State Legislator, Grandad McLaury, is on the Right. Grandma McLaury used Feather pattern EAPG.
Places to go and People to see--
Early American Pattern Glass Society
Membership: P.O. Box 266, Colesburg, Iowa 52035.
Founded 1994 to foster and encourage the collection, appreciation, study, preservation, and documentation of Early American Pattern Glass c 1850-1910 & its place in American life, past & present.
The National American Glass Club (NAGC)
A great web site for Early American Pattern Glass pattern identification, reproduction news & photos and market values.  There is a membership fee to join but it is well worth the nominal cost for the information available.
Vaseline Glass Collectors, Inc.
A fun site created by 'Mr. Vaseline Glass', Dave Peterson, to educate and unify Vaseline Glass collectors everywhere.
West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. Their newsworthy quarterly magazine, All About Glass, is The Voice of the Glass Collecting Community.  Support the Museum and subscribe. Read an article by PatternGlass.com in Vol. III, No. 2 (summer 2005) issue HERE.
Replacements, Ltd. The latter day alternative to PatternGlass.com - for active, inactive and obsolete china, crystal and pottery. They actually helped us get started in 1989!
The Collectors Weekly
Your one-stop web spot for all sorts of Antiques & Collectibles including EAPG! They have designated the Pattern Glass School on PatternGlass.com as a Hall of Fame web site!

The Golden Pioneer Museum
Possibly the best kept secret in all of EAPG-dom.
This "Best in the Land" Adventure is located on Hwy 86 & J in Golden, MO between Branson, MO and Eureka Springs, AR.
Visit their FaceBook Page.
The EAPG there will knock your socks off!

Speaking of places
we went ---
Here is Bill at the actual window in the Welker's home
which is
pictured on the cover of their incredible book.