Artifact of the Week – Flack & Van Arsdale
Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | March 8, 2014
Cornwall Pottery 1864-1907
aka O.L. Ballard’s 1864-1868 (1869)
aka Flack & Van Arsdale 1868 (1869)-1907
By 1870, the partners had invested $11,000 in the business and the pottery was one of only nine in Ontario to import Jersey clay. Ten men were employed year round to turn $3,000 worth of clay into $30,000 worth of merchandise.